Appointment in Samarra – letterpress broadside


Hand-set in two sizes of vintage Legende for the headline and lead, newly cast 24pt Koch Antiqua, and Granjon Fleurons.

Hand-printed on a Vandercook SP15 in three colors.

When the press run was complete, the type was distributed. This edition is strictly limited to 50 copies.

Appropriate for, or as gift, for those who appreciate thoughtful text combined with beautiful type and design.

edition size: 50 copies / 25 for sale on Etsy.
process: genuine hot metal letterpress
typeface(s): 24pt Koch Antiqua, 72 & 36pt Legende, and 24pt Granjon Fluerons
ink(s): black and PMS 542 blue, PMS 871 metallic gold
paper: 100gsm Hahnemühle Echt=Bütten "Ingres"
size: 12.5" x 19.5"

Thank you for your interest. Your patronage allows me to continue to practice my craft using traditional methods.

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