SOME NOTES ON BOOKS AND PRINTING: A GUIDE FOR AUTHORS AND OTHERS by Charles T. Jacobi, Esther McManus, Sam Whetton
148 x 105mm, 188 pages, risograph and black and white digital printing, perfect bound, 2018
Some Notes on Books and Printing is a practical treatise on the production of books in nineteenth century London, guiding the novice from manuscript to distribution, demonstrating the interconnectedness of the people and processes involved.
A facsimile of the 1892 edition alongside new texts, to trouble conventional assumptions of obsolescence and provoke a different relationship to time and history, unfettered from the demands of ‘progress’.
Temporal Drag is an imprint of A6 BOOKS, LCBA’s in-house publisher.
We re-publish copyright-free texts—from the LCBA library and beyond—to put them in conversation with new ones. With a focus on texts about book and print culture, we consider the potential that the arises from engaging with ‘obsolete’ practices and ideas in the here and now.