Forme (printing)

A locked up forme for printing a single page
Main article: letterpress printing

In typesetting, a forme (or form) is imposed by a stoneman working on a flat imposition stone when he assembles the loose components of a page (or number of simultaneously printed pages) into a locked arrangement, inside a chase, ready for printing.[1]

See also


  1. Ryder, John (1957). Printing for Pleasure. London: The English Universities Press Ltd.
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