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How to operate a book [videorecording] : From punch to printing type /
Book Arts Press ; directed by Peter Herdrich.
imprint
Charlottesville, VA : Book Arts Press, 2004.
description
1 videodisc (75 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
format(s)
DVD
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imprint
Charlottesville, VA : Book Arts Press, 2004.
contents note
How to operate a book -- From punch to printing type.
credits note
From punch to printing type: producer, Terry Stevick ; writer, Stan Nelson ; executive editor, Terry Belanger ; music, Nicholas Scarim.
How to operate a book: writers, Gary Frost, Terry Belanger ; executive editor, Terry Belanger ; music, Rob Reale.
general note
How to operate a book originally issued in 1986. From punch to printing type originally issued in 1985. Digitally remastered for DVD, 2004.
performer
Narrators, Gary Frost (How to operate a book), Stan Nelson (From punch to printing type).
abstract
From punch to printing type (45 min.): a detailed description and demonstration of cutting a counterpunch and a punch by hand, making a strike and justifying it, and casting type using a hand mold.
How to operate a book (30 min.): an examination of book structures throughout history, the ways in which they work, and how best to handle them to preserve their original physical integrity.
catalogue key
6187051
target audience
Not rated.
technical details
DVD.

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