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Charles Mahon, Earl of Stanhope (1753 - 1816), invented the first iron press in around 1803 and it was first used by William Bulmer and Co., Shakespeare Printing Office, Cleveland Row. They were originally manufactured by Robert Walker, Press Maker of Vine St., Piccadilly.

The Wai-te-ata Press at Victoria University of Wellington has number 108, dated 1813.

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Poetry Launch — George Szirtes, Mark Floyer, Partick Bond

02 April 2018

Come and join us on Thursday evening at:

The Art Workers' Guild
6 Queen Square
WC1N 3AT
London.
on
Thursday, 5 April 2018
from 18:30 to 20:30
for a launch of three beautiful letterpress-printed books of poetry by George Szirtes, Mark Floyer and Patrick Bond.

Wine, nibbles and readings by the poets! Let us know you're coming on Eventbrite.


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