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Letterpress Printing: A Manual for Modern Fine Press Printers by  Paul Maravelas - Hardcover - Reprint - 2010 - from Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA (SKU: 38944)

Letterpress Printing: A Manual for Modern Fine Press Printers

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Letterpress Printing: A Manual for Modern Fine Press Printers

by Maravelas, Paul

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New Castle, Delaware: Oak Knoll Press; The British Library, 2010. Reprint. Hardcover. 205pp. Small quarto [26 cm] Navy blue cloth over boards with a gilt stamped title on the spine. Fine in a fine dust jacket. As new. "Letterpress Printing is a long-overdue manual, written for the contemporary letterpress printer using knowledge gleaned from the 'old-timers.' Thorough and clearly organized, it answers most any question that might come up in the classroom or professional printshop. Required reading for all students of letterpress printing." - Barbara Tetenbaum, Oregon College of Art & Craft, Portland.


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Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA US (US)
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Letterpress Printing: A Manual for Modern Fine Press Printers
Maravelas, Paul
Book condition
second hand
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Oak Knoll Press; The British Library
Place of Publication
New Castle, Delaware
Date Published
letterpress printing; books on books; Paul Maravelas

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Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA

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About Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA

Ken Sanders Rare Books is a full service antiquarian bookshop in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah. We carry an ever-changing inventory of art, ephemera, maps, photography, and postcards in addition to a vast selection of used and rare books along with a few new books. We actively purchase and appraise books in all fields.


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Any printing of a book which follows the original edition. By definition, a reprint is not a first edition.
The term quarto is used to describe a page or book size. A printed sheet is made with four pages of text on each side, and the... [more]
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the... [more]
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps... [more]
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in... [more]
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf.... [more]
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