Re: [PPLetterpress] Re: Photopolymer: The New Letterpress
- 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.
--- Gerald Lange <bieler@...> wrote:
> 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.
> --- In PPLetterpress@yahoogroups.com, Andrew
> McCulloh <mcculloh@a...>
> > 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
> > > 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
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