Reprints from Type & Press

Type & Press was a letterpress journal dedicated to the preservation of the Art. Fred C. Williams (APA#332) published 100 issues between 1975 and 2000.

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An Interview with Fred Williams, Publisher of Type & Press


Letterpress Tips and Tricks from Type & Press


ARTICLES ON PRESSES
The Chandler & Price Jobber
The Original Heidelberg
The Official Press
The Colt's Armory Press
The Sigwalt Press
The Pilot Press
The Gordon Press
The Pearl Press
The Liberty Press
The Miehle Vertical
The Vandercook Press
Rise and Fall of the Kelly Press

ARTICLES ON PRESS WORK
Bias Chase & Roller Gauge
Impressional Resistence…
Secrets of Platen Press Feeding
Setting Platen Press Rollers
Ink Rollers & Fine Printing
Preventing Slurring
Eliminating Work-ups & Pull-outs
Meticulous Makeready
‘Secrets’ of a Kelseyman!
Good-bye to Misfeeds
Platen Press Buyers’ Guide
Leveling the Platen

ARTICLES ON TYPE & TYPOGRAPHY
How Big is a Font?
Myth about Type Metal Hardness
Lore of the Composing Stick
Ideal Text-Matter Letterforms
Origin of the California Job Case
Identifying Type Castings
The Art of Proofreading
Setting Type in Circles
Type Blight Mystery
Kerning & Mortising Type

THE JOY OF HANDSETTING TYPE SERIES
Chapter One: The Past Lives On
Chapter Four: Let’s Set Type
Chapter Two: Tools of the Craft
Chapter Five: Spaces & Spacing
Chapter Three: Deciding Margins & Measures
Chapter Six: Line Justification

ARTICLES ON TYPECASTING
The Thompson Typecaster
The Monotype Story
The Ludlow Typograph
July 3, 1886: The Linotype

Type & Press Type & Press
March 1974
Volume 1 Number 1

Type & Press reprints are courtesy of the Amalgamated Printers’ Association

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