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private press

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(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a printing establishment primarily run as a pastime
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The Minister said he had offered Imran Khan to identify the word 'bogus' in the audit report of NA 122 constituency and also conduct forensic test of the ballot papers which he claimed had been printed by private presses.
His teaching and research covers collecting practice, fine art (illustration and printmaking) and art history including British printmaking since 1900, book illustration, the private presses, art in Wales and 19th- to mid 20th century British art.
Invariably, in a book of this nature, you come to the private presses, a movement which aimed to produce the finest books possible in a world ever-dominated by commercial mass production.
Will Ransom, Private Presses and Their Books (New York: R.
The private presses with their wonderful books were back in action and skilled, well-trained professional artists with qualifications were giving a new edge to colour processes which took your eye at every turn.
English translations of them are a relatively recent phenomenon: anonymous Paris 1889; Samuel Putnam Illinois 1926; anonymous, but perhaps based on Lisieux's French version of 1882, Odyssey Press, 1970 and other private presses.
Furthermore, the brief references provided by this owner of the Cuckoo Hill Press and co-editor of The Private Library omit more recent scholarship on private presses.
Regrettably, too, an entry in Geoffrey Farmer's exhaustive bibliography and check-list of private presses in Australia (1972, 1976 and 1999) further obscures Bessie Mitchell's identity as a publisher; it mistakenly names her first published author as the publisher for Viking Press.
Several thousand books printed at private presses in small print-runs, making them rare collectors' items.
And these religious titles, published by university publishing houses and small private presses, sell well in China today.
The state and private presses were both evaluated because their organizational ideologies differ; as a crucial area of news, environmental coverage was expected to highlight some of these differences.
In his foreword he writes: "It is thrilling that the Gregynog Press, the only survivor of the glory days of the private presses should, 70 years on and after many vicissitudes, continue to produce books of wood engravings of birds and to print them using the same methods Bewick used.
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