A Printer’s Devil – Part II

Oct 15, 2010 No Comments

Randall Press, Portsmouth, NH A fascination with type and typesetting was an early indicator of the direction I would take later in life. Working with a composing stick, leads (strips of thin metal made from lead and antimony) and metal foundry type– from 6 – to 24 point and then into larger poster sizes made [...]

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A Printer’s Devil – Part I

Sep 17, 2010 No Comments

In the early fifties, my sister and I lived in a large three-floor Colonial on Buell Street, in East Elmhurst, Queens. The house had a three-car garage so dad used part to store fittings for his plumbing and heating business, L&L Heating & Maintenance Corp. I attended PS 127 Elementary School and walked the almost [...]

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