Friday, November 13, 2009

Making a dictionary

Eat your heart out, Kindle:

"From the discovery of the 1898 International Dictionary to linotyping the entries to printing the last print on the vandercook to cutting the fingertabs of the deluxe edition, this video gives a quick overview of the process of creating the Pictorial Webster's fine press edition."

Pictorial Webster's: Inspiration to Completion from John Carrera on Vimeo.

What a labor of love.