Bodoni 16-point Roman


Giambattista Bodoni, born at Saluzzo in 1740, came from a family of printers. He served his apprenticeship in the press of the Propaganda Fide and later . . .

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Bodoni 14-point Roman


Giambattista Bodoni, born at Saluzzo in 1740, came from a family of printers. He served his apprenticeship in the press of the Propaganda Fide and later . . .

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Bodoni 18-point Roman


Giambattista Bodoni, born at Saluzzo in 1740, came from a family of printers. He served his apprenticeship in the press of the Propaganda Fide and later . . .

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Bodoni 16-point Roman


A quarter strength jobbing fount of 16-point Roman. Giambattista Bodoni, born at Saluzzo in 1740, came from a family of printers. He served his apprenticeship in the press of the Propaganda Fide and later took charge of the Stamperia Reale

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A Boy at the Whittington Press by Paul Wakeman


Paul Wakeman was recruited in 1986 when the Oxford University Press was in the process of discarding its Monotype equipment and installing computers. With his help John Randle ferried car-loads of printing machinery . . .

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Venice by John Craig


Venice is at last back from the binders, having been on the press for most of 2015. The 80 wood-engravings, and some linocuts, some with colour, have made the book a printer’s challenge. John Craig’s use of white space has, as with Britten’s Aldeburgh (2000) and The Locks of the Oxford Canal (1985), been critical, and the asymmetric imposition of type and images is based upon his precise layouts.

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Matrix 33


Matrix 33 contain some 160 pages, including 8 pages of colour plates; type specimens printed in Sweden, Italy, America and the UK; and many other linocut, and line and colour illustrations. The contents includes: ‘A Hard Rain’s Gonna Fall’: Protest

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Matrix 32


The 32nd issue of Matrix, the annual ‘Review for Printers and Bibliophiles’, is now published. Printed by letterpress in a variety of Monotype faces from hot metal (‘as God intended’, as the Revd Bernard Roberts, an early and regular Matrix

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Matrix, a 35-volume typographical romance


Matrix; a typographical romance.

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The Puffin by Peter Allen


The Puffin

by Peter Allen

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Venice by John Craig


Venice typeface display,

By John Craig

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Whittington Summer Show, 2018


Whittignton Summer Show poster, 2017.

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