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Specimen Book of Wood Type



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The Silver Buckle Press is pleased to announce its newest publication:
Specimen
Book of Wood Type. The book displays over eighty, catalogued wood type fonts,
ranging in size from three to forty picas, with decorative wood ornaments
interspersed throughout. An introduction by Rob Roy Kelly relates his
experiences of collecting and researching wood type for his book American Wood
Type, 1828-1900. Also included is a foreword by Stephen O. Saxe on type
specimen
books and their uses. Specimen Book of Wood Type will be of interest to
printers
and bibliophiles alike.
        Printed to commemorate the Silver Buckle Press's 25th year at the
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Specimen Book of Wood Type measures 7 x 10
inches. Letterpress printed on Mohawk Superfine from the original wood type
with text set in Joanna. Signed. Flat-back, cloth case binding, printed with
decorative wood ornaments in black on green. Edition size 200 of which 165 are
for sale at $75.00 each (includes shipping). To order a copy, send a check to
Tracy Honn
Silver Buckle Press
236 Memorial Library
728 State Street
Madison, WI 53706
(608)263-4929
tlhonn@facstaff.wisc.edu
http://www.library.wisc.edu/libraries/SBP/
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The Silver Buckle Press is pleased to announce its newest publication:
<i>Specimen Book of Wood Type</i>. The book displays over eighty,
catalogued wood type fonts, ranging in size from three to forty picas,
with decorative wood ornaments interspersed throughout. An introduction
by Rob Roy Kelly relates his experiences of collecting and researching
wood type for his book <i>American Wood Type, 1828-1900</i>. Also
included is a foreword by Stephen O. Saxe on type specimen books and
their uses. <i>Specimen Book of Wood Type</i> will be of interest to
printers and bibliophiles alike.<br>
<x-tab>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</x-tab>Printed to
commemorate the Silver Buckle Press's 25th year at the University of
Wisconsin-Madison, Specimen Book of Wood Type measures 7 x 10 inches.
Letterpress printed on Mohawk Superfine from the original wood type with
text set in Joanna. Signed. Flat-back, cloth case binding, printed with
decorative wood ornaments in black on green. Edition size 200 of which
165 are for sale at $75.00 each (includes shipping). To order a copy,
send a check to <br>
<div>Tracy Honn</div>
<div>Silver Buckle Press</div>
<div>236 Memorial Library</div>
<div>728 State Street</div>
<div>Madison, WI 53706</div>
<div>(608)263-4929</div>
<div>tlhonn@facstaff.wisc.edu</div>
<a href="http://www.library.wisc.edu/libraries/SBP/" EUDORA=AUTOURL>http://www.library.wisc.edu/libraries/SBP/</a>
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