Color for the Letterpress
by James Trissel
Text provides an exposition of a variety of letterpress techniques for a unique set of 23 plates of multi-colored illustrations. Handset Garamond tvpe printed by Trissel on Rives BFK paper, joined in pairs to form 4 accordion fold sections, the first section comprising the title page and introduction. The 4 accordion-fold bindings are housed in a white acrylic sleeve by Regal Plastics, with an oak slipcase. Acrylic case and box and accordion fold binding done at The Press. Assistance from Kristin Ewell, Sally Hegarty, Sara Meskin, Brian Molanphy, Ken Price, Ben Trissel, and Cassie Wright. Production supported by a Benezer Summer Research Grant awarded bv The Research and Development Board at Colorado College. 39 pages. Edition of 75 copies. Sheet size 147/8“ x 103/4“; case dimensions are 163/4“ X 12”.