Notes on the Evolution of Decorated and Large Types by Rob Roy Kelly
The first and most authoritative history of wood type in the United States has been reissued in paperback. Long out of print, the book is still regarded by scholars and designers as an invaluable resource for a rich legacy of typographic art. The book features a new foreword exploring the renewal of interest in the subject among designers, graphic artists, letterpress printers, and typographers.
See the listings on the Composing Room page for the appropriate Sterling Toggle Hooks and key that are required to use these bases. When plates are ordered (quarter inch thick, or .250")for use on these bases, advise your photoengraver that the plate will be used on a Sterling Honeycomb base and they will saw the appropriate bevel on each side of the plate. Magnesium or copper plates may be used that will provide the best base and sharpest image for letterpress.
AlignMate is used to check for straightness of text and graphics on paper sizes up to 11x14". It has scales in both picas and inches, a clear plastic overlay sheet with a grid pattern marked in 1/16ths of an inch that the printed sheet is slipped in under to check for alignment.
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