Six Centuries of Type & Printing (letterpress and ebook editions)

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Six Centuries of Type & Printing (letterpress and ebook editions)

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Pre-order: Item is charged immediately and ships by January 2020. Includes ebook edition.

This book traces and explains the development of the craft and technology behind printing from Gutenberg’s invention and modification of several key elements that allowed him to produce his Bible and other work, through the shift from craft-scale presses into the Industrial Age, and then into the development of photographic techniques used in printing and type, offset lithography, and finally the shift to digital.

The will be composed in hot-metal Monotype, illustrations etched onto zinc plates, and printed by letterpress. It will be bound as a hardcover with a foil-stamped name on the spine. The book’s format is roughly 6 inches tall by 9 inches wide and about 64 pages. It comes with a slip case.

The price is $125 including shipping in the U.S., and $145 to the rest of the world. (The price adds up correctly with shipping at checkout.)

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