of the Graphic Arts and
Paper-Converting Industries

English – German / German – English

With more than 20’000 expressions by J. Fischlin, BA (Hons.), FRSA, former owner of a printing and bookbinding company which he sold in order to establish himself as a conference interpreter with an agency of his own.
He was also a lecturer at the Interpreters’ School of Zurich, now a department of the Zurich University for Applied Sciences, where he instituted technical translation as a subject of study.

There exists also a special addition with the historic vocabulary of lead type-setting and letterpress printing, both to go with the main dictionary, either as a CD or in printed form.

The following fields are covered extensively:

  • paper- and paperboard making
  • paper trade
  • typesetting
  • reprography
  • pre-press
  • offset printing
  • photo-gravure
  • newspaper printing
  • forms and continuous forms
  • silk-screen printing
  • hand-press printing
  • all types of printing machines
  • ruling
  • ruling machines
  • print finishing
  • industrial bookbinding
  • edition binding
  • loose-leaf bookbinding
  • account books
  • handcraft bookbinding
  • bookbinding machines, -devices and tools
  • bookbinding materials
  • boxmaking
  • boxmaking machines
  • envelope making
  • envelope-making machines
  • order processing
  • book trade
  • publishing
  • newspapers and periodicals
  • journalism

This dictionary, available as a CD, has been assembled by the author and publisher over a period of more than fifty years, with extended sojourns in the graphic arts- and paper-converting industries in England and Canada. It is the most complete work of its kind.


Download an excerpt as PDF to your computer.


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