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Audio Interview with Fine Press Owner Larry Thompson: On the Process of Letterpress Printing

Larry Thompson
 

established Greyweathers Press
 

several years ago because of  a "love of beautifully designed type
 

 
skillfully arranged on a well-proportioned page."
 


His original plan was to print letterpress books only, however, as his enterprise evolved Larry became interested in relief block prints and now includes these in his work. Editorial focus is on the literature both of 19th and early 20th century British and American writers
 

 
and young, unpublished writers. All printing and typesetting
 

 
is done by hand on a Vandercook S-219AB proofing press.
 

 
Books are also bound by hand.

I met with Larry in his studio in Merrickville, Ontario (about a half hour drive south of Ottawa), to talk about what he does. Listen here as he takes us through the letterpress printing process.

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