The Index Page of the
Baptist Mission Press Block Book.
The book was used by the
Press to show purchasers of Christian Literature
what suitable letterpress blocks the Press already had in their
These were available for immediate use at very little cost.
As can be seen from this
unretouched image the book has, over the course
of a century, been attacked by white ants, the scurge of the printer
There were equivalent holes in the succeeding images.
Attempts have been made to retouch them out.
Photographic conditions were not ideal.
The most recent image
in the book appears to be no later than 1906.
It is in the possession of the BMS World Mission at 44 AJC Bose
and may be all that remains of Baptist Mission Press.
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