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Metal Type DVD – Volume One

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Metal Type is pleased to offer for sale this DVD, containing almost an hour and ten minutes of vintage letterpress footage.

It has been produced using Verbatim™ media, widely acknowledged to be the best available, and comes in a library case, the front cover of which is illustrated (left).

Films on the disk are: Typesetting (1961), a 35-minute film which explains, in some detail, how a linecaster works. It also covers tele-typesetting;

Learning to Set Type (1959), a 10-minute beginner's guide to hand-setting, aimed at the complete novice;

Bookbinding (1961), a 13-minute film which covers restoring old books, marbelising, ruling, spiral-binding, and more;

Printing (1947), A 10-minute "Vocational Guidance" film showing all aspects of the trade, large and small firms.

Postage costs are included in the prices.

UK – £8.50

Don't forget, the price includes First Class postage. DVD supplied in PAL format, there is an opportunity on the payment page to specify NTSC if you wish.

USA – $14.60

Don't forget, the price includes Air Mail postage. DVD supplied in NTSC format, there is an opportunity on the payment page to specify PAL if you wish. This price will be reviewed monthly to cater for exchange rate variations.

Europe – €10

Don't forget, the price includes Air Mail postage. DVD supplied in PAL format, there is an opportunity on the payment page to specify NTSC if you wish. This price will be reviewed monthly to cater for exchange rate variations.
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