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Re: [PPLetterpress] Re: Photopolymer: The New Letterpress

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  • Robert McGonigle
    Wow...I just came across this listing on Amazon about an hour ago. I sent Tim an email to an address from an old posting to get more info. about the book
    Message 1 of 5 , Dec 28, 2004
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      Wow...I just came across this listing on Amazon about
      an hour ago. I sent Tim an email to an address from
      an old posting to get more info. about the book prior
      to purchasing. Now I log on to yahoo to see what is
      going on with the newsgroup and Voila.

      Bob McGonigle



      --- Gerald Lange <bieler@...> wrote:

      >
      >
      > Andrew
      >
      > Thanks for the information. Harold Kyle had informed
      > me of Tim's
      > passing and, as I recall now, had mentioned that an
      > associate of Tim's
      > had queried him regarding getting the book, or a
      > similar book,
      > published. Which brings me back to that dealer. His
      > rep, according the
      > the Amazon rating system, looked ok, but why would a
      > dealer knowingly
      > put up a bibliographic ghost? especially on Amazon.
      > There is no
      > interaction there between buyer and seller, and the
      > go between is a
      > robot. There is no similar listing on abe.com.
      >
      > Gerald
      >
      > --- In PPLetterpress@yahoogroups.com, Andrew
      > McCulloh <mcculloh@a...>
      > wrote:
      > >
      > > A quick search of the Library of Congress MARC
      > > database for Photopolymer shows only 9
      > > results. Two are for your book (Printing digital
      > > type on the hand-operated cylinder press), a
      > > couple are for a book on the physics of
      > > photopolymer from Quebec. None of them are that
      > > book.
      > >
      > > A quick internet search shows an email where Tim
      > > is indicating he would be done with the book in
      > > 1998. Unfortunately, he died last year. I live in
      > > the twin cities but don't really know anybody at
      > > Lunalux (his old shop). It appears the lunalux
      > > email is still listed on the membership of this
      > > group. Maybe someone at Lunalux still monitors the
      > > traffic here and would be able to answer?
      > >
      > > Andrew
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Gerald Lange writes:
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > I was cruising through Amazon when I saw a
      > listing for Tim Gartman's
      > > > _Photopolymer: The New Letterpress_. A dealer
      > has a used copy for
      > sale
      > > > for $195.05 with the notation, "nice copy."
      > This book was initially
      > > > scheduled for publication in 1998 (by Hartley &
      > Marks, I remember
      > > > because I was in a desperate race to get
      > _Printing digital type..._
      > > > out first!!!) but as far as I know, this book
      > was never published.
      > > > Deceptive dealer? bibliographic ghost?
      > > >
      > > > Any further information out there?
      > > >
      > > > Gerald
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >


      =====
      Bob McGonigle
      18 George Street
      Milford, CT 06460
      203-876-7615
      bobmcgonigle@...



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