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- n. A method of offset printing using photomechanical plates.
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- n. A method of offset printing that uses photomechanical plates
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- n. a method of offset printing using photomechanical plates
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We were able to put real-looking type into nice pictures and started doing books – photo-offset illustrations and letterpress type.
We had a linotype machine and a hand letterpress, then we bought a small photo-offset press.
_Index to New Zealand Periodicals_ -- The 1956 issue of the index, the first for which the National Library Service has accepted the responsibility of publication, was printed by photo-offset and distributed.
In appearance they most resemble a collage poster - a billboard on end - that may have been created out of Ballard's original idea to have The Atrocity Exhibition done as a book of montage illustrations: 'I originally wanted a large-format book, printed by photo-offset, in which I would produce the artwork - a lot of collages, material taken from medical documents and medical photographs, crashing cars and all that sort of iconography.'
There are older and possibly better ways of conveying supplications to God, and in these modern times a silent prayer by way of wireless telegraphy might have been more appropriate and up-to-date than a form-letter printed by photo-offset.
Coach House Press/Books founder Stan Bevington reiterates this truth in these excerpts from Roy MacSkimming’s ‘Perilous Trade Conversations’ conducted back in 1998, now found in the latest edition of CNQ magazine: Bevington: …I was fascinated by the photo-offset available at the time.
Bloom was handing out copies of his self-published ‘zines, really well produced things, photo-offset on news stock, with sturdy staples, the works.
I hadn’t made contact with science fiction fandom yet, so I didn’t know about all the folks making do with mimeograph and corflu; I had several hundred dollars to spend on full photo-offset printing, and I learned the most basic skill for getting people to do unpaid work nagging.
Next you'll be trying to get it by photo-offset from her typewriter platen. "
His career has spanned all the major transitions in modern journalism "from typewriters and teletypes to computers, from hot lead typography to photo-offset and then to the Internet.