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Sarah Smith
Beverly, Massachusetts

The Fire Extinguisher Family Reunion

This book was conceived of and written by Sarah M. Smith, during a prolonged sulk between the years of 1994 and 2009. It was printed and bound under duress by the author in the guise of Olfactory Press at the facilities of Imposition Press, Beverly, Massachusetts. The typefaces used are Stymie Black, Copperplate Gothic and News Gothic, in various sizes. In some cases the text was printed with hand-set type and in others, with polymer plates. Arguments will surely ensue. The paper is French’s Construction and Somerset Wove, from St. Cuthbert’s Mill. Any typos, grammatical errors, foolish design choices or printing mishaps are most likely the fault of anyone but the author, designer, printer, and binder. 9.5 x 5 x 0.25 inches, 24 x 12.5 x 0.5 centimeters. Created 2009.

Sarah Smith teaches letterpress printing and bookbinding at Montserrat, where she helped create a letterpress printing studio and BFA concentration in book arts. She is a founding member of Imposition Press, which is also at Montserrat. Sarah has been working for the past fourteen years as a rare book conservator at the Northeast Document Conservation Center in Andover, Massachusetts, and before that at the Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Before teaching at Montserrat, Sarah taught book arts at the Maryland Institute College of Art.