Allen, Lewis, author 

Printing With The Handpress

Printed in two colors, contains illustrations of iron handpresses and their parts, and an overview of how to set up and use iron handpresses. Table of contents include 1. Basic Equipment, 2. The Iron Handpress, describing the Columbian, Albion, and Washington presses, 3. Assembling the Press, 4. Guide Pins and Points, 5. Using the Frisket, 6. The Cylinder Press, 7.Paper and Damping, 8. Ink and Inking, 9. The Use of Bearers, 10. Miscellaneous Notes, 11. A Day at the Press. A paragraph inside states “This book was first issued in a limited edition of 140 copies, which were printed on a Columbian handpress at the Allen Press. This edition was offset from proofs of the original limited edition book.

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