Leave a comment

Alchemy or "How to Make Money with Worn-out Type"

Found on my own google adsense ads:

Alchemy is the first concept book from The Heavy Duty Press. The idea presented itself moments before dumping a case ofo worn-out and dirty 14 point Spartan into the hell box. The text was completely improvised in the composing room, with the single goal of setting every last lead soldier in the case on his feet and printing a book with the entire army before turning it all in to the scrap yard for the then-current rate of 19 cents per pound. Due to the finite number of each character in the case, substitutions were made when it became necessary, which makes for a rather challenging read! Useless engravings from the collection adorn each page. Aside from the Arches cover, the paper is cream-colored card stock, also otherwise useless for fine press books, but somehow acquired over the years. Ultimately, Alchemy is about making the most out of junk, and being a member of the Clean Plate Club. I had heard it professed that while bread can indeed be baked from shit, it’s probably not going to taste very good. This is that very shitty bread. How’s it taste?

You can find some more pics of the inside of the book here. What do you think?

Your Ad Here

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *