Antique and vintage bookbinding and letterpress equipment for sale 

To purchase any of the equipment below please contact us on 01584 878110 or info@ludlowbookbinders.co.uk.


Just aquired this fabulous Imperial Blocking press.

Completely restored full working condition and does a super job

Imperial Blocking press
Imperial Blocking press
Imperial Blocking press

Two Type cabinets with type.

Two Type cabinets with type
Two Type cabinets with type

This Letterpress Treadle Operated Printing Press is a No.1 'Cropperette' made by 'H.S Cropper & Co, of Nottingham.

It has a printing image area of 8" x 5". It has 3 Inking Forme Rollers with trucks. These Rollers have been recovered and never been used.

The Press is totally original with original paintwork and has no breaks, fractures or repairs and has the original Mahogany worktables & Impression Handle. (Complete with one Chase).

Letterpress Treadle Operated Printing Press
Letterpress Treadle Operated Printing Press
Letterpress Treadle Operated Printing Press