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STOP PRESS STOP PRESS STOP PRESS STOP PRESS STOP PRESS STOP PRESS STOP PRESS STOP PRESS STOP PRESS STOP PRESS PRESS STOP PRESS PRESS STOP PRESS STOP PRESS  bps members might be interested in this from the
                                                                                                                                                                         winter 2014 printing history news:
  RobeRt White's telephone numbeR foR convention bookings is noW: 01592 882130
                                                                                                                                                            THE PRINTING HISTORICAL SOCIETY is                On the whole the Society tries not to overlap
                                                                                                                                                            pleased to resume its programme of annual         with the grants offered by bibliographical
                                                                                                                                                            grants, for three years beginning 2015.           societies.

                                                                                                                                                            The grants—a limited number worth up to           The deadline for applications is 1 April 2015.
                                                                                                                                                            £1,000 each—should support research into          For detailed instructions on how to apply
                                                                                                                                                            the history of printing technology, the printing  please see the ‘Grants Programme’ section of
                                                                                                                                                            and related industries, printed materials         the PHS website at:
                                                                                                                                                            and artefacts, type and type founding, print      printinghistoricalsociety.org.uk, or contact
                                                                                                                                                            culture, and printing processes and design.       Giles Mandelbrote by e-mail at:
                                                                                                                                                                                                              giles.mandelbrote@churchofengland.org

                                                                                                                                                            di d you know

                                                                                                                                                               A CoCk-up InITIAL is an initial that           'cock-up' was a printer's term for a superior
                                                                                                                                                            extends above the first line of the text and      letter—one that rises above the base line,
                                                                                                                                                            aligns at the foot of it. In the 1800s a
                                                                                                                                                                                                              as in the o of � (number).

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