Guild of Book Workers Newsletter
Number 99
April 1995

Supplies & Equipment

Job Backer, Hickok, 32 inch jaws - $500. Large Hickok Standing Press with metal-edged wood pressing boards - $500. Ganes Bros. & Lane stamping press with type holder, pressure, but no heat - $200. Photos available. You arrange shipping. Gabrielle Fox, P.O. Box 8977, Cincinnati, OH 45208; (513) 381-1340 or (513) 871-6613.

One set of 26-point Edinburgh handle letters, in box, for sale. Hardly used. $225. Call Beverly Thompson at (202) 363-7525.

Frances Manola is selling some tools and equipment she no longer needs. Included are decorative hand stamps and palettes, brass fillet wheels, one set of Roman-style handle letters and numerals, line palettes, gouges, gilder's cushion, and a lithograph stone (10" x 14" x 1 3/4"). Call her at (908) 464-9448 for details and prices.

Clarification: In response to queries about the availability of supplies from HOOLE MACHINES & ENGRAVING CORP., 334 12th Street, Carlsbad, NJ 07072, (201) 933-7227, Mr. Heinz Friedrich reported to Karen Crisalli that he does have patterns to make some brass finishing tools and brass rolls. They are machine-cut and hand-finished: prices range from $100 - $300. He does not stock the tools but will make to order. A catalog is available, but no price list (he will quote on specific patterns). GBW members have bought his tools.

Catalogs: Dieu Donne Papermill's Catalog of Products and Services, January 1995 is available from them at 433 Broome Street, New York, NY 10013; (212) 226-0573; fax: (212) 226-6088.