This book explores the processes and issues involved in preparing color publications for reproduction on a commercial printing press-a set of tasks known as the prepress process.
Despite being written in 1995, this book contains useful information for those starting out with using commercial printing presses, especially industry standards and explains key terms. I have removed obsolete information and added some annotations.
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