Crossposted: Scanned Book Files Posted for Downloading
- I have just finished scanning and converting to PDF files the following
books from Linotype:
Useful Matrix Information (1937). Has 120 pages of information about
Linotype Matrices, Keyboard Layouts, etc. 5.2 megs.
Linotype Decorative Material (Reprinted 1929). 100 pages of information on
Linotype Border Matrices and Border Slides.
These two files along with some others can be downloaded at:
Thanks to Rob at Graphic Image for sending me the books to scan and post
- Lance Williams
Williams Stationery Co.
Camden, New York
- LaNana Creek Press Summer Book and Letterpress Intensive
July 8�August 5, 2007
The LaNana Creek Press and the School of Art at Stephen F. Austin State
University will host a one month intensive retreat that is intended for
letterpress printers, binders or other book artists who would like to hone
their skills while working on a major project of their choosing.
Each participant will design, print, and bind an edition of books, and
construct a slipcase and drop spine clam-shell box. Instruction will be
available as needed. Field trips to Austin, Dallas, and Houston's printing
sites of interest are planned.
Topics to be covered are: hand & computer typesetting, book design, and
letterpress printing, edition binding and basic case and box making. Basic
silkscreen, intaglio and relief print instruction will be provided as
requested within the context of the chosen project.
Facilities include a well equipped printmaking facility that includes
Vandercooks, C&P, lithographic and etching presses, Xante FilmMaker 4,
platemakers, and exposure units for silkscreen and photopolymer films for
For information please contact:
Box 13001 SFA Station
LaNana Creek Press
Nacogdoches, Texas 75962
the web site for the LaNana Creek press will be up in just a few days.
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