Oxford Guild of Printers

Classifieds 2014

wanted

8 November 2014

Modest lead rack in any condition.

Perhaps you have built one, and are pleased with your design. Please send me some photos and measurements and I’ll make one up. many thanks.

heatherhtt@mac.com

forsale

9 October 2014

Original inner and outer tympan complete with counter weight suitable for Albion/Columbian press.

Outside measure 19 1/4 x 14 1/4” Inside measure 17 x 12” On display at Wayzgoose this weekend.

banghulett@btinternet.com or 02089524092

wanted

23 July 2014

Small hand operated offset litho press / machine

Any condition considered. Ideally not longer than around 1650mm (65 inches), but all other sizes considered.

jeremy@denhamorchard.co.uk or 07876 563 019

wanted

23 July 2014

Albion chases

I’d like to buy any Albion foolscap sized chases, please.

heatherhtt@mac.com

wanted

24 March 2014

Type cabinets with or without drawers.

The correct storage for my collection of wood type is sought. The majority currently resides in cardboard boxes or drawers and trays inadvisably and inaccessibly stacked randomly in room corners. Anything considered.

joe@letterstopress.com or 01285 821345 / 07958 291941

forsale

24 March 2014

Signature

A Quadrimestrial of Typography and Graphic Arts, edited by Oliver Simon Bound volumes, with original covers removed, as follows:

  • i: Nos. 1 & 2 (1935 / 1936)

Loose-bound volumes of three issues each retaining their original covers, as follows:

  • ii: Nos. 1, 2 & 3 (1935 / 1936)
  • iii: Nos. 4, 5 & 6 (1936 / 1937)
  • iv: Nos. 7, 8 & 9 (1937 / 1938)
  • v: Nos. 10, 11 & 12 (1938 / 1939)
  • vi: Nos. 13, 14 & 15 (1940)

Signature (New Series)

  • vii: Nos. 4, 5 & 6 (1947 & 1948)
  • viii: Nos. 7, 8 & 9 (1948 & 1949)
  • ix: Nos. 10, 11 & 12 (1950 & 1951)
  • x: Nos. 13, 14 & 15 (1951 & 1952)
  • xi: Nos. 16 & 17 (1952, 1953 & 1954 respectively)

Unbound issues in original covers, as follows:

  • xii: No. 1 (July 12946)
  • xiii: No. 2 (November 1946)
  • xiv: No. 3 (March 1947)
  • xv: No. 4 (1947)
  • xvi: No. 5 (1948)
  • xvii: No. 6 (1948)
  • xviii: No. 7 (1948)
  • xix: No. 8 (1949)
  • xx: No. 9 (1949)
  • xxi: No.10 (1950)
  • xxii No. 11 (1950)
  • xxiii: No. 12 (1951)
  • xxiv: No. 13 (1951)
  • xxv: No. 14 (1952)
  • xxvi: No. 15 (1952)
  • xxvii: No. 16 (1952)
  • xxviii: No. 17 (1953)
  • xxix: No. 18 (1954)

Also available assorted copies in varying conditions of:

  • The Imprint (1913)
  • Alphabet & Image (1946 onwards)
  • Image (1949 onwards)
  • Typographica (second series, 1960s)

joe@letterstopress.com for further information and photographs or phone 01285 821345 / 07958 291941

forsale

23 March 2014

The Black Art

  • Volume One numbers 1 to 4 Spring-Winter 1962
  • Volume Two Numbers 1 & 2 Spring & Summer 1963

nine and three-sixteenths x six and one-eighth inches (234 x 155mm) Wire bound in varying paginations from 28pp to 40pp

Articles include:

  • Bulmer and Lord Stanhope
  • The Liberty Bell on The Kelmscott Goudy Press
  • Oliver Simon
  • John Day

joe@letterstopress.com or 01285 821345 / 07958 291941

forsale

3 March 2014

Sale of letterpress printing equipment suitable for a small studio

presses suitable for surface printed designs and text

  • 1 ‘Adana 85’ self-inking, platen printing press with rollers and chase 8x5inches
  • 1 ‘Model 3’ self-inking printing press 9x6inches (rollers missing)
  • 1 type-height, wood block (box wood) and wood engraving tool.
  • Print-makers hand roller
  • 11 large and medium sized tins of printing inks, black and various colours

Equipment suitable for a larger print workshop

  • 1 ‘Cropper Minerva’, treadle, self-inking, platen press 17.75x12inches. Chases supplied but rollers are perished. Electric motor (single phase) and safety guard
  • Galley trays and sticks, spacing leads and blocks, locking quoins.
  • 11 large and medium sized tins of printing inks, black and various colours
  • Print-setting tabletop (Cast iron) on bench

All items located in North Devon.

Peter Pay: ppay@btinternet.com for further information.