Letterpress Printing - Cleeton & Pitken’s General Printing Book

Cleeton & Pitken’s General Printing Book


General Printing offers photos and illustrations to help you use and understand your press.

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Product Description

General Printing is a comprehensive guide to letterpress printing. With 300 photos and 140 illustrations, it offers detailed step-by-step visual instruction. Key topics include hand setting type, taking proofs, mitering rules, locking up a form, adding packing and make-ready, feeding the press, advanced composition, safety considerations, tricks of the trade, and layout and design. It is an excellent technical printing book for traditional letterpress printing and a reference you’ll use often.