Great Books Made Right
Century Press is an Ottawa-based publishing company that handcrafts classic books built to endure the test of time.
We pride ourselves on pairing high-quality, environmentally conscious materials with artisanal letterpress printing.
We are uncompromising in our support for local, Canadian printers and binders.
My first acquisition from Century Press, and it's a gem. Well translated and beautifully printed, illustrated, and bound, it's a delight from cover to cover. The special endpapers are a crocodilian treat as well! Keep up the fine work, looking forward to more like this.
Each title is so beautiful I am almost afraid to read them.
I received my beautiful book today, the shipment to Norway being quite slow. But it was worth the wait. A great handmade production, very colourful end-papers indicating crocodile skin, again the fantastic touch of the letterpress, lovely leather binding, it is so clear that a lot of effort is behind this book. As others have said, I am ready to order your new book any time 🙂 Bartelby maybe... Thanks a lot to all contributors
I have no complaints with this book. The binding quality is what I expect. I really like the " crocodile skin " endpapers. Although totally unfamiliar with the title, I look forward to reading this book.
Another gorgeous Century Press addition to my collection! The craftsmanship is so beautiful and I love being able to show this work of art off!
Those endpapers are something else.
Received my copy of The Crocodile the other day. All I can say is that I am very impressed with the overall quality of the book. The beautiful leather, the quality of binding and the letterpress printing are fabulous, and proof that the art of bookmaking is alive and well! I look forward, as always, to your next offering and what it may be. Thank you for a lovely tome!
Awesomeness to the maximum dopeness
I love everything about this book! The leather cover is soft and flawless, the painted endpapers have a crocodile like texture, and the letterpress printing makes this book the best one yet! I am a collector of these Century Press books and am very impressed with the quality of this latest production! Keep it up Century Press! This one is fantastic! I’ve only just began reading this book so I can’t speak to the story, but I can report that the printing is top notch!
The Crocodile lives up to the standard Century Press has set with their first three releases. There is quality in every component. My Century Press books are among my favorites in my library, and I’ll continue to preorder each release as they become available!
The Crocodile 🐊 was very well made and was the quality expected from Century Press
Impeccable quality, per usual from Century Press!
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