The Gentle Author again looks at typefounders, and unearths historical images of the Caslon Letter Foundry
As written up by Justin from Fenner Paper — this explains the Printing Bike project
Urban Cottage Industries asked that I join their printer, David Evans, to discuss letterpress printing. They run a battery of linecasting machines and run a number of presses to create their bespoke and short-run printed goods. David — when back at Airedale Products — was good enough to discuss printing with my as I got started around ten years ago
Viki Adams has an update (with video) of her Adana P71
A lovely story, and even better Monotype border, from Alix and Francis Meynell over at the Semple Press.
The BBC will broadcast a programme detailing the Wipers Times, a trench magazine made by soldiers at Ypres in World War I. I understand Tim Honnor’s Arab will have star billing!
A really splendid specimen of multi-colour woodletter, hosted by Archive.org Hat tip: Worth a Second Look:An old wood type specimen book that will make you happy.http://t.co/yxPGZSQFaz — Present & Correct (@presentcorrect) November 5, 2013
Greatly informative article on the history of the ‘commercial at’ or @ symbol by James Mosley.
Steve Saxe, with the help of David MacMillan, has scanned an uploaded the 1902 catalogue from this London Typefounder to Archive.org
The ever-excellent Gentle Author looks at the Caslon Letter Foundry, Chiswell Street, London