Books of Interest


The following are some book titles which have been suggested as useful for hobbyists, professionals and typecasters. You may be able to obtain these books through sellers such as Oak Knoll or borrow them through an interlibrary loan process.
 
If you have any suggestions that you would like to add to the list or if you would like to write a brief description about one of the books, please just e-mail us below.

  • American Metal Typefaces of the Twentieth Century - Mac McGrew
  • Platen Press Operations - George Mills
  • Practical Typecasting - Theo Rehack
  • Johann Gutenberg, The Man and His Invention - Albert Kapr
  • American Hand Press - Stephen O. Saxe
  • Publishing & Printing at Home - Roy Lewis and John B Easson
  • Introduction to Printing - Herbert Simon
  • Finer points in the spacing and arranging of type - Geoffrey Dowding
  • Five hundred years of printing - SH Steinberg
  • Printing made Easy..the original Adana guidebook.
  • Earl Stanhope and the Oxford University Press - Harold Hope.
  • Practical Printing and Modern Printing - John Southwards
  • The Colonial Printer - Lawrence C Wroth
  • Introduction to Typography - Oliver Simon
  • Catalogue of Nineteenth Century Printing Presses - Harold E Sterne
  • Printing for Pleasure - John Ryder
  • Introduction to Printing - Simon Herbert
  • Printing Presses - James Moran
  • Paragraphs on Printing - Bruce Rogers
  • Mechanick Exercises on the Whole Art of Printing - James Moxon

 

 
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