Book and Publication Arts


The Book & Publication Arts program is uniquely situated at Black Rock Press — a working museum environment where historic book and print equipment function alongside a bank of Mac computers, software and other digital tools.

  • Two Vandercook Universal 1 letterpress printing presses
  • Vandercook 4 letterpress printing press
  • Two Vandercook 219 letterpress printing presses
  • Heidelberg Windmill
  • Chandler & Price Old Style 8x12 platen press
  • 1837 Super Royal Columbian hand press
  • Washington hand press
  • More than 150 cases of new and historic metal type fonts
  • The Barbara Ann Kelly Wood Type Collection (a comprehensive collection of complete wood type fonts from the 19th and 20th centuries)
  • Anderson Vreeland photopolymer platemaker for digital to letterpress work
  • Hollander Beater and other papermaking equipment
  • iMac computers with Adobe Creative Cloud software
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