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 Vandercook Presses: Maintenance, History and Resources (2nd Edition)
by Paul Moxon

This is the essential Vandercook reference book based on Paul Moxon’s popular “Vandercook Maintenance” workshops, with notes on significant models and competing presses. The text is revised and expanded and includes more than 85 additional drawings, photographs, and data tables—plus an index.

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10 x 7″, 132 pp, letterpress cover, digitally printed interior, twin loop wire binding.

“Sections on how to repair your press will alone pay for the cost of the book over and over again….. An absolute must for the professional library, and the crème de la crème of press manuals.”

Gerald Lange, from the new Foreword


Organizations that hold this title:

Albion CollegeMinnesota Center for Book ArtsStevenson University
American Philosophical SocietyMississippi State UniversityTampa Book Arts Studio
The Armory Center for the ArtsMorgan Conservatory of PaperTexas Woman's University
Arizona State UniversityMuseum of PrintingThompson Rivers University
The Arm LetterpressNewberry LibraryTowson University
Art Academy of CincinnatiThe Ohio State UniversityTransit Residency
Auburn UniversityOhio UniversityUniversity of Alabama
Baltimore Print StudiosOld Dominion UniversityUniversity of Arizona
Bowling Green State UniversityOntario College of Art and DesignUniversity of Arkansas-Fort Smith
BookWorksOregon College of Art & CraftUniversity of California Los Angeles
California State University at FullertonOtis College of Art and DesignUniversity for the Creative Arts
Carnegie Mellon UniversityPenland School of CraftsUniversity of Hartford
The Center for Book ArtsPraire Center of the ArtsUniversity of Iowa
Charles Adams Studio ProjectPratt InstituteUniversity of Mississippi
Cleveland Institute of ArtThe Printing MuseumUniversity of Nebraska
College for Creative StudiesPurdue UniversityUniversity of Nevada
Columbia College Book & Paper CenterRare Book SchoolUniversity of Notre Dame
Columbia UniversityReed CollegeUniversity of Oregon
Copper Country Community Arts CouncilRingling College of Art & DesignUniversity of Wisconsin
Dartmouth CollegeRobert Blackburn Printmaking WorkshopVirginia Arts of the Book Center
East Carolina UniversityRochester Institute of TechnologyVirginia Commonwealth University
em spaceRyerson UniversityWashington County [Oregon] Cooperative Library
Evanston Print & PaperSalt & CedarWells College
Florida State UniversitySan Francisco Center for the BookWhitman College
The FlynstituteSchool of the Arts Institute of ChicagoWMU Frostic School of Art
Genesee Center for the Arts & EducationScripps College PressWestern New York Book Arts Center
Hamilton Wood Type MuseumSignal-ReturnWomen's Studio Workshop
Hatch Show PrintSilver Buckle PressYale University
James Madison UniversitySmith CollegeZygote Press
Kennesaw State UniversitySmithsonian Libraries
Kimmel Harding Nelson Center_Society of Northern Alberta Print-Artists
Kent State UniversitySouth Street Seaport Museum
Library of CongressSouthern Illinois University—Carbondale
Longwood UniversitySouthwest School of Art
Massachusetts College of Art and DesignSt. Bride Library
Minneapolis College of Art & DesignState Library of Victoria [Australia]