Hitchcock: The Building of a Book

Title page from Hitchcock, Building of a Book

The Building of a Book is a series of practical articles about producing and distributing books. Includes chapters relating to the role of the author and literary agent. Strong emphasis on the crafts and processes of print production. From the book: “…if every author prepared his copy carefully, so that there could be no possible […]

Timperley: Songs of the Press

Extract from Songs of the Press

Songs of the Press is a collection of songs and poetry relating to printing, publishing, writing and journalism. From the book: “The Epitaph No more shall copy bad perplex my brain; No more shall type’s small face my eye-balls strain; No more the proof’s foul page create me troubles, By errors, transpositions, outs and doubles; […]