The book is an exploration of the display material in the composing room. It has an inevitable historical slant but looks at techniques and possibilities of working with ornament and other display material in the metal, today. It is a multi-coloured work with many full pages of designed display work. It is all totally hand-set and hand printed and hand bound.
If you are able to visit the gallery for this show you will see in-progress press sheets for this stunning work—a printing tour de force. When complete this superbly printed book will thrill fans of typography with exquisite craftsmanship and design.
|Press Name/Publisher||Evergreen Press|
|Artist's Nationality||United Kingdom|
|Place of Publication||Stonehouse, Gloucestershire|
|Printing/ Reproduction Process||Letterpress printed on a cylinder proof press|
|Book Structure/ Binding Method||Hand bound book|
|Number of Pages||128 pages|
|Dimensions (WxH) or (WxHxD)||7.25 x 10.0 x 1.0 inches closed|
|Edition Size||Edition of 99|
|Signed and Numbered?||Unsigned, unnumbered|