Thursday, February 25, 2010

Before Kindle

Anyone my age who attended public school remembers watching Encyclopedia Britannica Films and any Seventh Day Baptist of a similar age who visited the Recorder Press in Plainfield, New Jersey, will recognize much of the process described in this 1947 film because the Recorder Press [which published the Sabbath Recorder as a weekly in those days] still used these methods well into the '60s. From Omnivoracious: Book Nostalgia Trip: How a Book Used to Be Made:


Thanks to Glenn Reynolds for the reference.

Omnivoracious: Book Nostalgia Trip: How a Book Used to Be Made