These pages from the Vandercook [Employee] Handbook No. 2 (ca. 1949) shows that the company provided good benefits. This copy belonged to David D. Vandercook. See also this recruitment flyer.
I’m pleased to announce that after many delays the third edition of my book Vandercook Presses is finally available. This edition is thoroughly revised with much new information. To learn more and to order, click here.
Chatwin Press announces the publication of the revised and updated fifth edition of Gerald Lange’s Printing Digital Type on the Hand-Operated Flatbed Cylinder Press.
The Printers’ Album was the house organ of the Challenge Machinery Company. It featured articles on the business of printing, equipment manufacturing, production tips and tricks, and display ads for Challenge products. The five covers that are shown here from
Hey Vanderfriends, the second edition of my book Vandercook Presses: Maintenance, History and Resources is available now.
This display ad appeared in most issues of Graphic Arts Monthly, vol. 1, 1929, but does not appear thereafter. Neither was it advertised or mentioned in The Inland Printer or Photo-Engravers Bulletin before, during or after 1929. (Perhaps, the there wasn’t
Recently, I completed a fellowship at the Newberry Library in support of research for the second edition of my book Vandercook Presses: Maintenance, History and Resources (2011). While there, I spent most of my time perusing various trade journals including The Inland Printer, Photo-engravers
In solidarity with Small Business Saturday (November 24), I am offering a $10 off discount on my book Vandercook Presses through Saturday. Order now.
I’ve just received an advance copy of the “Vandercook 100” book, edited and organized by Heather Mitchell. I would like to congratulate her on such a great book. Wow! Superbly designed and looks terrific! You can already order a copy on
My book Vandercook Presses: Maintenance, History and Resources has been reprinted and is available for immediate shipping. Order Info.
Enrique Woolfolk sent this ad from the August-September 1958 issue of Las Artes Gráficas en México (Vol. XI, No. 67), which he says was the Mexican version of The Inland Printer. This Spanish language trade journal has 23 entries in WorldCat. The most
Here’s a vintage full page advertisement for a Hoe flatbed cylinder proof press from The British Printer, January-February 1933 (vol. XLV, no. 269, page 49). Hoe & Co. Ltd. was the London subsidiary of the New York printing equipment manufacturer R. Hoe &