Printing on the Iron Handpress

By: Richard-Gabriell Rummonds (b. 1931)

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FIRST EDITION. 4to. 11 1/4 x 8 1/4 inches. xxiv, 470 pp. Table of contents, 37 black-and-white photographs, illustrations, bibliography, index; text clean, unmarked. Blue cloth, dust jacket in archival mylar, decorative end papers; binding square and tight. Comes with partial printout from author's website, where he addresses questions and corrections to the book and provides new information not found in the book. INSCRIBED by the author, "Muir - Thanks for all your help. -Gabriel, 05-10-98." From Muir Dawson's personal collection. Fine. Richard-Gabriel Rummonds is one of the foremost handpress printers of the late twentieth century. This book is a well-recognized reference book on the history and use of the iron handpress. "Printing on the Iron Handpress is the most comprehensive book ever published on the subject. Never before has a master printer written with such authority about the secrets of his craft. [It] belongs on the reference shelf of every printer, printing historian, and private press collector who wants to understand more about the demanding craft of fine printing on the handpress." Dust jacket.

Title: Printing on the Iron Handpress

Author Name: Richard-Gabriell Rummonds (b. 1931)

Categories: Book Arts,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Oak Knoll Press; British Library: 1998

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible: Like New

Jacket Condition: Like New

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: FSK418-019

Keywords: Richard-Gabriell Rummonds, Printing on the Iron Handpress, Printing, Hand Press