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Frank Makes Book(s)

Published on January 17, 2020

Frank talks about his three latest books which essentially comprise a history of his years in the industry—a personal, yet encyclopedic trilogy that covers the history of hot metal, the phototypesetting era, and desktop publishing.

 

 

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By Greg Patt on Jan 17, 2020

A search for Frank's books on Amazon, among other links, produced this: Frank Romano et al., Petitioners, v. United States which produced this. https://www.law.cornell.edu/supremecourt/text/382/136

Were you a bootlegger in the old days Frank? :- )

 

By Frank Romano on Jan 17, 2020

It wasn't easy fighting off Eliot Ness and the Untouchables.

 

By Carlos Silgado on Jan 17, 2020

It is so good you mentioned it, Frank. What a legacy!
The Instituto Caro y Cuervo, a Colombian institute for linguistic research keeps running a typographic printing shop and museum. You may check it up at:
https://youtu.be/phPK-h5k3DQ
Regards,
-Carlos

 

By Frank Romano on Jan 17, 2020

Carlos
Your video made me cry. Preserving the history of printing is important. Thank you and all your colleagues.
Frank

 

By Bryan Gordon on Jan 18, 2020

Frank:
Great video on typesetting in our era, and you complied some great books. Keep up the good work and keep these entertaining videos coming to us.
-Bryan, old model 5 operator

 

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