New Section for AAPA Letterpress Resources

New Letterpress Resource Section

There's a new section on the AAPA's popular "Resources for Letterpress Printers" page. Known as "AAPA Letterpress How-To", it provdes access to articles on letterpress topics written by AAPA members.

AAPA's secretary-treasurer, and publisher of the award-winning journal A Martlet's Tale, John Carvalho describes how to print multiple colors in a single pass in "Split Fountain Madness." John wrote this article for this new section -- in fact, he is the one who came up with the idea of AAPA printers sharing their ideas.

On Microbibliogenesis by J. Hill HamonAlso new to website is an article originally printed in the May 1978 American Amateur Journalist: J. Hill Hamon's "On Microbibliogenesis." Dr. Hamon describes the steps in printing a miniature book on a table-top press.

Rounding out the initial selections are two pieces from the Sheldon C. Wesson area of AAPA's website: "Color It!" and "Selecting Body Type."

We hope that additional AAPA printers will be inspired to add their own essays to this new "How-To" section of AAPA's Resources for Letterpress Printers.

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