Printing for Pleasure

By: John Ryder (1917-2001)

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REVISED EDITION, 1976, first published, 1955, with additional material. 12mo. 7 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches. (130), [14] pp. Illustrated throughout in colors with samples of printed pages and printed ephemera from many distinguished small presses, Appendix is a Miniature Folio of Private Presses, 1960, glossary, list of sources for equipment, and sources of books; text clean, un-marked. Brick red cloth, gilt titled spine, dust-jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight. Fine. This is one of the most influential books on modern private printing from the second half of the twentieth century. It is very practical and covers the fundamental for those who wish to operate their own printing press. Contents include "A Small Press for the Miniature Workshop;" "Choose a Face You Can Live With;" "How to Handle and Arrange Movable Types;" "How to Ink and Take Impressions;" "Developing a Taste for Experiment;" "Sources of Inspiration;" "Where to Buy Your Equipment," and more.

Title: Printing for Pleasure

Author Name: John Ryder (1917-2001)

Categories: Fine Printing,

Edition: Revised Edition

Publisher: London, etc., The Bodley Head: 1976

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible: Like New

Jacket Condition: Fine

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: GG818-117

Keywords: John Ryder, Printing for Pleasure, Printing, Printing History, Printing Manual, Typography