Definition of letterpress
1 : the process of printing from an inked raised surface especially when the paper is impressed directly upon the surface
2 chiefly British : text (as of a book) distinct from pictorial illustrations
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Roof-deck movie screenings and letterpress classes are on offer.
The conference is expected to draw more than 200 attendees for workshops on topics such as letterpress, embossing, miniature pop-up books, traditional leather binding and decorative box making.
Bolstered by the invention of the letterpress, interpretations of the white bear began to appear in print.
THE RIGHT TYPE: The Bay Area Printers’ Fair & Wayzgoose returns to San Jose’s History Park for the fourth year on Saturday to celebrate letterpress printing and the associated arts.
These are the dishes of memories, not restaurant menus rewritten every day on custom letterpress stationery, signed by the chef.
They were not amused when Barlow published Lovecraft’s commonplace book in a letterpress edition of seventy-five copies.
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