This comprehensive guide explores the three primary methods of printing and the evolutionary history of each, detailing their unique techniques and artistic possibilities.
Featuring an introductory essay, ‘The Different Methods of Printing’ by Theodore De Vinne, this antiquated volume offers unique insight into the fascinating world of printmaking. With step-by-step instructions and detailed diagrams, this volume unlocks the typographic secrets of the letterpress.
The contents of this book include:
- Letterpress Printing from Type, Plates and Blocks
- Mechanical Composition
- Photo-Engraving Making the Illustrations
- Making a Line Block
- Making a Half-Tone Block
- Stereotyping and Electrotyping