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Printing digital type on the hand-operated flatbed cylinder press

by Gerald Lange

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The title says it all. THE book on the finer points of using photo-polymer plates in the printing process. Gerald Lange is a charismatic and learned teacher and one of the country's finest letterpress practitioners. Gerald is also a very capable and gifted writer who has a rare gift of making technical processes understandable. ( )
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This monograph provides a wealth of detailed information on printing digital type with proof presses such as the Vandercook, Challenge, and Asbern. Subjects covered include digital type, computer practices, configuring digital type for letterpress (includes a simple font modification sequence), magnetic bases and how to make them, photopolymer plates and equipment, the photopolymer platemaking process, plate registration, plate travel, impression, cylinder packing and makeready, rollers and inking, presswork, press practices, and a word or two about ink and paper. Included is a source listing of manufacturers and distributors of equipment, materials, and supplies.

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