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  1. A friend from my Mt Gretna days forwarded your story about it, which led me to visit LCM and read your other stories abut the printing industry and the warm and savvy item about your chef-son. And now there are several things I want to say.
    Having lived there and written about it myself, as the chair of the committee that put the Campmeeting on the National Register of Historic Places, and writer-in-chief for the successful Chautauqua application for the same honor, I can safely say that your story is the most accurate and sensitive one I’ve ever seen in “the press.” Thank you very much — and thank your photographer, too for such faithful renderings of the scene.
    But that’s not all. The story about the printing industry in Lancaster just blew me away. y career was in elementary school textbook publishing, and I never expected to find comments about Baskerville and Bodoni and serifs in a popular magazine. I spent a lot of time working with book designers and printers and your opening took me back fifty years to the Silver Burdett offices in Morristown, NJ.
    And then! Your tribute to your son! Again, a very sensitive piece (with super photos
    that I could relate to, having a son who cooked for a local restaurant, managed for several chains, and then went into headhunting for the hospitality industry.
    A quick question and I’ll end. Are you as fascinated by printing types as the opening to that story suggests? If you are, I would be very happy to send you my copy of “Books and Printing” a 1951 anthology of pieces about the golden age of private
    presses, typography, and printing edited by Paul Bennett. It will be thrown away in a few years when my family cleans out my apartment at Tel Hai, but as a book person, I’d be happier if it could go to someone who would appreciate it.