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Galley Gab

Mike O'Connor, Secretary of the Amalgamated Printers Association, published 12 issues of this excellent, full-colour PDF magazine in 2007. Here, with Mike's permission, are all 12 issues, available to browse and download individually or you can get all 12 issues as a Zip file (11.9 MB).

Click on the headings below to browse or downlaod individual issues which vary in size from 0.7 to 2.2 MB. You will need Adobe Reader installed on your computer to view them.

January 2007 Galley Gab

Includes: Press Dwell, Aid or Myth? Emerson Wulling's Typography.

February 2007 Galley Gab

Includes: The Passion Never Died; See Goudy on Film; From Thought to Typeface, Part 1.

March 2007 Galley Gab

Includes: Teaching Letterpress; From Thought to Typeface, Part 2; Where's Our Stuff Going? First Letterpress Effort: A Chapbook.

April 2007 Galley Gab

Includes: What does the Future Hold for Used Letterpress Equipment? From Thought to Typeface, Part 3; The Type Table; All About Debossing.

May 2007 Galley Gab

Includes: The Why and How of Printing Matchbooks; Memories of Will Bradley; Letterpress Mon Amour; Is Ebay Good or Bad for Letterpress; A Brief History of Kelsey & Co.

June 2007 Galley Gab

Includes: Making Your Own Photopolymer Plates; Guerilla Wheatpaste Artists; Printing the 2007 APA Membership Directory.

July 2007 Galley Gab

Includes: Ink: It's Not All Black and White; Lockup: Anything Goes! More on Polymer Plates; A Visit to the State Capital Printing Museum.

August 2007 Galley Gab

Includes: Letterpress Collection at the Smithsonian; Plaster of Paris Lockup; Albion Press; Print Shop in a Box; LA Type – Winning the War.

September 2007 Galley Gab

Includes: Interview with Gerald Lange; Common Press Restored; Thoughts on Making Paper; Thoughts on Creating and Printing a Poster.

October 2007 Galley Gab

Includes: Common Vandercook Operator Errors; The Future of Metal Type (not this site!) Monotype U's Last Class? Great Northern Printers Fair.

November 2007 Galley Gab

Includes: Letterpressing? No, it's Steamrolling! All Aboard with Boxcar Press; Richard J Hoffman – When a Printer Plays.

December 2007 Galley Gab

Includes: The Invention of the Platen Job Press; Resurrection of a Reliance; Sky Shipley's Thompson Tech II.

Get All 12 Issues

Click the heading to download all 12 issues of Galley Gab in an 11.9 MB zip file.


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