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753Re: [PPLetterpress] Re: Rialto Pressa ink traps

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  • Mark Attwood
    Jul 18, 2002
      Yes, thank you Gerald, I really do appreciate the list, and all the
      like-minded associations.

      Regards,
      Mark.


      Mark Attwood
      The Artists' Press


      > Perhaps that is one of those truisms that is so true, many people have said
      > it independently.
      >
      > I for one would like to take a moment to thank Gerald for setting up this
      > network, and for all those who contribute to it. For those of us who are
      > hawking our services to a public that is far too corroded by inferior stuff
      > to really appreciate letterpress or fine craft in general, it's good to have
      > colleagues who can help us believe in our own sanity for wanting to produce
      > the best work possible.
      >
      > Thanks to you all!
      >
      >
      > Katie Harper
      > Ars Brevis Press
      > Cincinnati, OH
      > 513-233-9588
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >> From: "bielerpr" <bieler@...>
      >> Reply-To: PPLetterpress@yahoogroups.com
      >> Date: Wed, 17 Jul 2002 06:43:59 -0000
      >> To: PPLetterpress@yahoogroups.com
      >> Subject: [PPLetterpress] Re: Rialto Pressa ink traps
      >>
      >>
      >>>
      >>> Well said Gerald. I think we do need to support the efforts of those
      >>> designing better products, I wanted to get an idea of how much better the
      >>> optimised font would be, than simply choosing a lighter font before making
      >>> an investment.
      >>>
      >>> Ernest Shackleton, the Antarctic explorer said one should always acquire the
      >>> best tools possible, as poor tools corrode the spirit, and I think the same
      >>> applies to printing.
      >>>
      >>> Regards,
      >>> Mark.
      >>>
      >>
      >> Interesting! On the selection of typefaces, Lewis Allen commented,
      >> "inferior tools corrode the spirit" (in Printing on the Hand Press).
      >> Do you suppose he appropriated that from Shackleton?
      >>
      >> Gerald
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