There is the extra stock, the presswork, the labor of sorting and despatching.
The paper, composition, and presswork of the book are very poor.
These, however, were casual activities; presswork took almost all his strength.
A few pointers in regard to presswork may be helpful to the beginner.
Stansby's presswork was uniformly good, and in this respect alone he may be ranked among the best printers of his time.
presswork is compounded because it has a special and specific meaning.
It assumed a subscription by each recipient to cover the cost of the extra stock and presswork.
Do not buy cheap editions of fiction; the paper, presswork, and binding is poor, and is simply a waste of money.
Here the four worked from early morning until nearly midnight, cutting out new sets of type and preparing them for the presswork.
Even when the printers had learnt how to print two folio pages at the same time the presswork remained very laborious.