Andrew Steeves

Andrew Steeves is a writer, editor, typographer, letterpress printer and publisher, and the co-founder (with Gary Dunfield) of Gaspereau Press. He has won over 50 citations for excellence in Canadian book design and received the 2021 Lieutenant Governor’s Masterworks Arts Award with Alexander MacLeod for their collaboration on the letterpress book Lagomorph.

Michael Hepher

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Makeready: An interview with Gray Zeitz of Larkspur Press
Andrew Steeves, Michael Hepher

2023 / Essay / $650.00
Fine / 40 pp

Gray Zeitz is a celebrated letterpress printer and literary publisher based in rural Kentucky. This interview explores how the fine press book tradition and techniques he learned on an iron handpress influenced his work with more pragmatic jobbing presses. Includes extensive commentary by Andrew Steeves and two original reduction linocuts by Michael Hepher of Clawhammer Press.

Specification: Typeset in Linotype Janson & Monotype Joanna. Printed in black, red and grey on dampened Saint Armand Old Masters handmade paper. Folded to 7.5 × 11 inches making 40+ pages. Includes two original reduction linocut prints by Michael Hepher. Handsewn on tapes, casebound (cloth over boards) and slipcased. Limited edition of 50 numbered copies.

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