The Visual Dictionary of Pre-press and Production Ambrose Gavin he Visual Dictionary of Pre-press & Production is a comprehensive guide to the many and varied terms used within the print industry. From "alignment" to "z-bind fold" and "Acrobat "to "woodblock", this book will prove an invaluable resource to anyone interested in pre-press and production. More than 250 common pre-press and production terms are explained with concise definitions, accompanied by compelling historical and contemporary illustrations. Each term is explained and contextualized, giving the reader an enhanced understanding of pre-press and production terminology. From practical terms such as "Accents", "Bitmap" and "Color calibration" to styles and finishes such as "Canadian and half-Canadian", "Perfect Bound" and "TCF (Totally Chlorine Free)", this book contains both modern terminology and the traditional terms still in current usage.