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Kickstarting the novel that Kickstarted science fiction: John Crowley’s new version of the "1st science fiction novel."
Kickstarting the novel that Kickstarted science fiction: John Crowley’s new version of the "1st science fiction novel."
Kickstarting the novel that Kickstarted science fiction: John Crowley’s new version of the "1st science fiction novel."
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Theo Fadel made a printing press

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Carpentrix/artist/architect/wood sculptor Theo Fadel not only illustrated The Chemical Wedding, she also handbuilt a (slightly squeaky at first) printing press to print the woodcut that accompanies the numbered and lettered editions. I took a few vidoes (with mostly quiet then-5-year-old daughter on my shoulders) of Theo running a test print before the final run. Here's one:

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 PS 5-packs of the Second Day Numbered edition are now available!

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    1. Steven Schwartz
      Superbacker
      on May 25, 2016

      As a letterpress printer, I offer much respect and admiration for someone who builds their own!