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Printer's Blocks

Spring, Jessica

Published by Springtide Press, Tacoma, WA, 2014
Condition: Fine.
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Bright and clean. Aluminum box with 28 letterpress printed paper boxes. 11.5 x 2 x 9"; each cube 1.5". np. Edition of 40. Signed by the artist. Printer's Blocks is an abecedarium composed of vintage wood type and printerís blocks letterpress printed on Magnani Revere and formed into cubes. Letters are arranged in a box as they would be in a case of type (with J and U following Z) since those letters were not used by early English printers. Two sides of each block include a variety of handset patterns created from American Type Founderís Dainty Border No. 1óthat like the borderócan be arranged to delight. Two bonus blocks are included with catchwords "and" "the" plus ampersand and exclamation marks. Loose items in an archival box. Bookseller Inventory # 8417

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Bibliographic Details

Title: Printer's Blocks

Publisher: Springtide Press, Tacoma, WA

Publication Date: 2014

Book Condition:Fine.

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: Limited Edition.

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