The Salvage Press – Jamie Murphy, contemporary letterpress in Ireland





A Beautiful Young Nymph Going To Bed, 1731

This short book is the fourth in a series of four based on the poetry of Jonathan Swift. It has been researched, designed & hand type-set by Jamie Murphy & Madison Shackell-York, while Designers in Residence at Distillers Press, NCAD, Dublin. Madison produced the woodcut illustration while Jamie controlled the  FAG Swiss Proof 40 proofing press. The paper is Zerkall 170gsm mouldmade.

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