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How to operate a book ; From punch to printing type

Author: Gary Frost; Terry Belanger; Peter Herdrich; Raymond Stanley Nelson, Jr.; Book Arts Press.
Publisher: Charlottesville, Va. : Book Arts Press, [2008]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.

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.

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Genre/Form: Documentary films
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Frost; Terry Belanger; Peter Herdrich; Raymond Stanley Nelson, Jr.; Book Arts Press.
OCLC Number: 232114044
Notes: How to operate a book originally issued in 1986. From punch to printing type originally issued in 1985. Remastered 2008.
Credits: How to operate a book: writers, Gary Frost, Terry Belanger ; director, Peter Herdrich.
From punch to printing type: writer, Stan Nelson.
Performer(s): Narrators: Gary Frost (How to operate a book) ; Stan Nelson (From punch to printing type).
Description: 1 videodisc (75 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: 1. How to operate a book (30 min) --
2. From punch to printing type (45 min).
Other Titles: From punch to printing type.
Responsibility: Book Arts Press.

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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.

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.

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