The Art of the Press…

I am obsessed with the art of the Letterpress – I adore the craftsmanship, the way it feels when you run your fingers over it and the look.  It is the oldest traditional printing technique with it being in use from the time of Gutenberg (about 1450) until the development of lithography (late 18th century).

Originally the ink-bearing surface for printing a page of text was assembled from individual types by a typesetter or compositor, … (100 of 343 words).

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