The Reading Room Press


General Info

The Reading Room Press is based in Quenington in Gloucestershire; it was begun in 2002 by Miles Wigfield. It commissions wood engravers to illustrate some of the publications.

Press and Type Info

The press began with two full cases of 60pt and 70pt Caslon acquired from John Randle of the Whittington Press. Miles now uses some polymer type as well as metal and two Albion presses.

Books Published

  • A. S. J. Tessimond and Ceri Richards, An Advertisers Alphabet (2015)

  • Viscount Carlo, On Collecting Books and Printing Them Too (2015)


Printing Presses