Private Presses in the Best of the Web UK Directory

Private Presses

British Printing Society

An association for all interested in printing, amateur or professional, including typographers, teachers, and private publishers. Features information about the society's monthly magazine, Small Printer, and gives details of the society's history, files and events, with photo gallery. bpsnetuk

Celtic Cross Press

Prints and publishes poetry and short works of prose, hand-printed by letterpress, on fine paper and bound in full cloth covered boards. Provides a list of titles available, and contacts. based in Lastingham, near York.

Fine Press Book Association (FPBA)

An organisation of individuals in the UK and the US interested in the art of fine printing, formed to promote the appreciation of beautiful books and printing skills. Includes details of membership, publications, events, and resources.

The Happy Dragons’ Press

Non-profit private press in North Essex, which publishes limited edition volumes of poetry using letterpress printing methods.

Incline Press

Produces hand-made books for the collector with a table-top Adana, Vandercook proofing press and the Arab treadle press plus an Auto-Vic, and the Victoria Art Platen.

The Old School Press

Prints and publishes limited editions with specially commissioned illustrations, using letterpress printing techniques, and hand binding. Includes a full list of titles, history, and contacts.

The Old Stile Press

Design, print by hand and publish books in editions limited to between 100 and 250 copies. Includes a profile, bibliography, titles in print, how to order, and a gallery of artists' prints.

Private Presses of the UK

A list of presses in the UK who produce books by letterpress, generally with original illustrations to accompany new texts.

Woodcraft Press

Owen Legg produces a series of limited edition hand printed products, usually illustrated with linocuts, using traditional materials and equipment.

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