Day one has already covered more details and tricks to better presswork and smoother operation than ever expected. The theme was to be 100 years of vandercook proof presses, 1909 to 2009. This edition is thoroughly revised with more than one hundred additional drawings, photographs, and data tables. These little knobs should be difficult to turn at first. Paul moxon vandercook concentration michael bixler introduction to typecasting and monotype composition session 3 july 26aug 1. By the 1959 atf printing equipment catalog, only cylinder proof presses appear. This is the essential vandercook reference book based on paul moxons popular vandercook maintenance workshops, with notes on significant models and competing presses.
The summer institute offers a series of workshops taught by nationally regarded craftspeople with expertise in book and paper arts, type design, and print history. He is the website editor for the american printing. Flickr is almost certainly the best online photo management and sharing application in the world. Paul moxon, a graduate of the university of alabama mfa in book arts program, teaches workshops on letterpress and vandercook maintenance at universities, art colleges and book arts centers around the country.
The exchange would be limited to 100, and each contributor would get back 100 different prints. Maintenance, history and resources and website editor for the american printing history association the press name was inspired by this passage in jan tschicholds the form of the book. We most recently printed 1100 copies of a 64 page book on this press without issues. Paul moxon phone, address, background info whitepages. Letterpress printing specifically, and the book arts in general, are the nexus of. Later this spring, a traveling exhibition of the printed works from this edition can be seen at the printing museum in houston texas, rutgers university in new jersey, columbia university in new york, the book club of california. Vandercook universal1 unii carriage drive motor letterpress proof press. Paul is related to rachael joy denhollander and joshua paul moxon as well as 3 additional people.
Vanderblog a resource for all brands of flatbed cylinder. Vandercook 425 from paul moxons vanderblog maximum sheet. This site showcases limited edition letterpress books and broadsides printed by paul moxon under the name fameorshame press. He runs the most helpful vandercook press information site vanderblog. He has held fellowships at rare book school and the newberry library. Maintenance, history and resources is finally available and ready to ship. He has lectured at over sixty book arts centers and universities through the u. Paul moxon, moderator october 16, 2019 october 27, 2019 publications 2 comments im pleased to announce that after many delays the third edition of my book vandercook presses is finally available. Since then our family has welcomed a new baby and our situation as changed, so the press must go. See the complete profile on linkedin and discover pauls connections. Paul is also website editor for the american printing. More than 30,000 vandercook presses were manufactured in chicago between 1909 and 1976. Deadline to register for this class is december 1, 20.
He is a great collector of stories and information, constantly gathering more. He has lectured at over sixty book arts centers and universities throughout the u. The circuitousroot press acquired its ok, i got my chandler and price freeroller galley proof press in january 2009 from jim doletzky thanks, jim. The book vandercook, vandercook proof press information. It has some math, but not enough to make your brain explode. In 2007 paul moxon did a census of owners of vandercook proof presses. Troubleshooting vandercook presses letterpress commons. Paul moxon mfa, mlis alabama is a studio letterpress printer and independent educator. Paul moxon is a studio letterpress printer and independent educator mfa, mlis. This rare, postwwii ephemera is letterfolded and printed both sides on the same coated sheet that vandercook used for catalogs. Paul moxon shares with us why he loves letterpress. Maintenance, history and resources now in its third edition and moderates the website. The third result is paul edward moxon age 60s in louisville, ky in the east louisville neighborhood.
This edition is thoroughly revised with much new information. Paul moxon, moderator march 11, 2011 march 19, 2011 history, publications 2 comments among the burt roozee papers i recently acquired is this employee recruitment flyer. Keep the cylinder bearers, bed bearers, under rails and carriage bearings clean by wiping them with a slightly oiled rag before each work day with sae 20 wt. Learn all the points of maintenance, lubrication and cleaning. The definitive source for vandercooks is paul moxons vandercook proof press information site. Paul has spent time here in silverton going through the files, and has found things her has added to the vandercook site. Select this result to view paul edward moxons phone number, address, and more. Paul moxon on the versatile vandercook march 16 in. Vandercook for sale rare antique collectible store. Moxon is a vandercook whisperer and printer extraordinaire. Wells book arts center a center for craft, exploration. Video recording of the lecture, a bookbinders journey. How to adjust the inking rollers on a vandercook sp15.
The vandercook proof press celebrates its 100th birthday, 19092009 the vandercook book portrait of a universal one vandercook no. Joseph moxon has 22 books on goodreads with 205 ratings. Vandercook book briar press a letterpress community. The tampa book arts studio will celebrate it with a visit and workshop with one of the countrys bestknown masters of the press, paul moxon, shown above presenting his vandercook maintenance workshop at the school of visual concepts in seattle.
Paul is a graphic designer and letterpress printer, publishing limited edition letterpress printed books and broadsides under the. On a vandercook sp15 and many other vandercook models, including the sp20 and the universals the rollers are adjusted by turning the small knobs on either end. Two valuable resources are paul moxon s vandercook site originated by mark wilden, and pauls vanderblog. On the vandercook web site maintained by paul moxon, there is a new featurean inventory of vandercook presses and where they are located.
About vanderblog vandercook, vandercook proof press. Paul moxon shares with us why he loves letterpress from all aspects as a printer. Asheville bookworks final vandercooked poetry night on. Vandercook 4 form roller cores letterpress proof press. The most recent sale advertisement ive found is in the 1923 atf specimen book and catalog. Rippeon attends wells college book arts summer institute. Vandercook proving press guru paul moxon is in town to teach his vandercook maintenance workshop at the wny book arts center. He keeps a registry of vandercook presses in the world, to which i added the beauty in our garage. This year 2009 marks the centennial of the vandercook press.
In fact, only one example even remotely resembles the moxon design. Visiting artist talk with paul moxon center for the book. He presented at the 2010 and 2012 apha conferences. Asheville bookworks announces final vandercooked poetry. This book is by les moxon, designer of the moxon antenna. Paul moxon, moderator, author at vanderblog page 7 of 14. Paul moxon is a studio letterpress printer and independent educator mfa, mlis alabama. This is the essential vandercook reference book based on paul moxons popular vandercook maintenance workshops, with notes on significant models and. The book arts association of newfoundland and labrador has a visitor american master printer paul moxon. The sp15, notable for its lightweight design, is a member of the simple precision series.
Hes got a knack for distilling topics down to simple and digestible bits, and his explanation of book arts helped me understand an unexplored aspect of letterpress printing. Easy to operate, vandercook presses have been adopted by artists and writers to control their own publications and to produce handmade. Wells book arts summer institute 2015 scholarship application the summer institute, held each july by the book arts center at wells college, offers. He is also website editor in chief for the american printing history association, a recent newberry fellow and a former rare books school fellow. Documenting the printing arts activites of paul moxonnting arts activites of paul moxon. Published by quadrangle books, chicago, 1967 to learn more. Paul moxen probably knows more about vandercook machines and history than anyone in the us now. Paul has done much original research and we share information with him. My analog and virtual life in the book arts, at wells college on october 17, 2019. However, it is a really good book on hf antenna designs and theory which can also be scaled to vhf and uhf applications.
On october 17, 2019, the wells college book arts center hosted the 48th susan garretson swartzburg 60. Asheville bookworks, a community resource for print and book arts, will be hosting its final evening of the vandercooked poetry nights reading series on saturday, october, 2018. Developed and moderated by paul moxon, it features a blog, index of models, manufacturing timeline, data tables, articles, and a bibliography. Other useful information can be found at and the book vandercook presses. Publications vandercook, vandercook proof press information. Paul moxon is a studio letterpress printer, itinerant teacher, and author of vandercook presses. Show off your favorite photos and videos to the world, securely and privately show content to your friends and family, or blog the photos and videos you take with a cameraphone. So far paul has 300 presses listed and he is looking for more.
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 camp fire girls at the end of the trail by margaret vandercook 1917 hc. View paul moxons profile on linkedin, the worlds largest professional community. Paul moxon of talks with me about book arts, printing history, and of course vandercook printing presses. Paul is an an independent educator, author of vandercook presses. Visiting assistant professor of english and creative writing andrew rippeon recently attended the wells college book arts summer institute. He has taught at over fifty book arts centers and universities through the u. He is a studio letterpress printer, workshop instructor and author of vandercook presses. Fritze klinke of na graphics, paul moxon and perry tymeson is also.25 1468 136 1506 1016 593 254 317 1006 656 1222 1535 332 1057 1559 1608 693 824 550 1585 502 611 969 29 790 1424 572 1245 926 1511 658 485 159 1278 556 490 341 722 524 731 102