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Typographic flowers, flourishes and fleurons: 100 books printed by letterpress from handset metal type ornaments
Typographic flowers, flourishes and fleurons: 100 books printed by letterpress from handset metal type ornaments
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    2-Color Letterpress Bookmark

    Receive a two-color bookmark printed by letterpress with a unique ornamental design

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    Ornamental card "We are stardust"

    Folded card letterpress printed from handset ornaments, with caption "We are stardust — we are golden", printed in red with stardust pattern printed in gold from sandpaper block, with kraft envelope.

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    Paperbound & numbered book

    Receive a numbered, paperbound copy of "A Printer's Garden of Ornament". Limited to 100 copies maximum, numbered 1 to 100.

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    Hardcover & numbered book

    Receive a numbered, hardcover copy of "A Printer's Garden of Ornament". Hardcover features side panels letterpress printed with handset ornamental pattern. Limited to 100 copies maximum, with Roman numerals I to C.

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    Bundle: Hardcover book + Goudy book

    Special bundle: Receive a numbered, hardcover copy of "A Printer's Garden of Ornament". Hardcover features side panels letterpress printed with handset ornamental pattern. Limited to 30 copies maximum, with lowercase Roman numerals i to xxx.

    PLUS receive a copy of the new letterpress-printed chapbook "Goudy's Last Christmas", printed in 100-year old Kennerley type from the short-lived Advance Type Foundry where Kennerley was cut and first cast in 1911. Chapbook features a "shaggy dog story" by Dave Farey about famed type designer Frederic Goudy, with three vintage illustrations printed in woodcut style.

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    • Letterpress chapbook "Goudy's Last Christmas"
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