The anatomy of a book : format in the hand-press period, [and] the making of a Renaissance book /

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Imprint:Charlottesville, VA : Book Arts Press, 2003.
Description:1 videodisc (52 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subject:Books -- History.
Printing -- History.
Documentary films.
Documentary films.
Documentary films.
Documentary films.
Format: DVD Video
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Other title:Making of a Renaissance book.
Other authors / contributors:Herdrich, Peter.
Book Arts Press.
Notes:The anatomy of a book: written and produced by Terry Belanger ; produced and directed by Peter Herdrich ; the making of a Renaissance book: produced by Dana Atchley.
Summary:Originally produced in 1991, The anatomy of a book discusses book format and format identification in regard to books printed on the hand press on hand-made paper. The making of a Renaissance book covers cutting a type punch; making a copper strike and justifying the matrix; casting and dressing the type; composition, imposition and proof-reading; inking and running off the sheets; stop-press corrections.
Table of Contents:
  • The anatomy of a book (30 min.)
  • The making of a Renaissance book (22 min.)