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Limited Edition
Signed
Letterpress

More By

Douglas Wilson

£32.00

(unframed)

Make Your Own Path

by Douglas Wilson

Description

Each of these stunning prints have been hand letterpressed by Doug, directly onto part of his collection of vintage maps! The diversity of these maps and the printing method combined means that each print is truly unique.

Please note as the maps are very diverse, you may not receive one similar to those shown here. If you have a particular preference or would like to see more images of the maps available please contact us. Otherwise we'll choose for you, it's like a lucky dip!

  • Hand letterpressed
  • Printed on vintage maps
  • Every print is unique!
  • Signed and stamped by the artist
  • 432mm by 280mm (11 by 17 in)

The Artist

Doug Wilson is a designer, filmmaker, art director and teacher that has a passion for letterpress.

Born and raised in the Midwestof the United States, he has travel in his blood and has visited five continents. He is proprietor of The Scarlet Letter Press - printing posters on his Vandercook SP-20 Proof Press. He has taught typography as an adjunct professor and worked at an advertising agency.

Doug is now directing a feature-length documentary, Linotype: The Film.

Framing

We do not currently offer a framing service; however, please find some advice on how best to frame this print below.

As the prints has been produced on vintage maps we think that they are best suited to a natural wood frame. If you prefer something more simple to let the colours of the map stand out, a plain white frame would also work well.

A local framer would be able to offer expert advice and a wide variety of framing materials and options to frame this print. There are also now many online framers who can custom make frames to your requirements. By searching online for 'custom frames' you will find many online framers stocking both standard sizes and frames custom made to any size, in a wide variety of options. 

If you would prefer a frame tailored to specific requirements we would recommend taking the print to a local framer who would be able to offer expert advice and a wide variety of framing materials and options. There are also now many online framers who can custom make frames to your requirements. By searching online for 'custom frames' you will find many online framers stocking both standard sizes and frames custom made to any size, in a wide variety of options. 

Vintage frames and pre-loved frames discovered in markets and charity shops can also provide unique and low-cost framing options. If a frame that you find is larger than the print fret not, a local framer would be able to cut a piece of mount that would allow the print to fit the frame perfectly. 

Delivery

If you are thinking of shopping for gifts at Alphabet Bags for the holidays, here are our last recommended order dates for customers receiving deliveries in time for Christmas.

Africa and Middle East: Order by 12pm GMT, 2nd of December

Asia, Cyprus, Far East (including Japan) and Eastern Europe (excluding Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia): Order by 12pm GMT, 7th of December

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Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Poland, Canada, Finland, Sweden and USA: Order by 12PM GMT, 14th of December

Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Iceland, Ireland,  Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain and Switzerland: Order by 12PM GMT, 16th of December

United Kingdom First Class Delivery: Order by 3PM GMT, 21st of December

United Kingdom Next Working Day Special Delivery: Order by 3PM GMT, 22nd of December

United Kingdom Saturday Guaranteed Special Delivery: Order by 3PM GMT, 23rd of December

With the exception of Special Delivery services these are Royal Mail’s recommendation only and are not guaranteed by Royal Mail.

The above international dates apply to Royal Mail Airmail delivery. Courier services are available for expedited delivery, please contact us for more information about courier delivery.

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We ship worldwide!

Orders placed before 1:30pm GMT (Monday to Friday) are usually dispatched the same day.

We are a two person team, we do our best to dispatch orders the day they are received, however occasionally this is not possible.

If for any reason an order placed cannot be shipped within 48 hours a message will be displayed on the left hand side of the shopping basket page detailing revised shipping times.

We use Royal Mail to ship the majority of orders. You will be able to select from the following delivery options during the checkout process.

Please note, the following delivery times are guidelines only and are not guaranteed by Royal Mail or the courier company.

UK Shipping

All orders within the UK are shipped by Royal Mail. Once your order has been dispatched estimated delivery times are as follows:

Standard First Class: 1 to 3 working days. 

Next Working Day Special Delivery: Next working day by 1pm. 

Please note, Standard First Class delivery will occasionally require a signature on delivery. This is dependent on the value of your order. 

Next Working Day Special Delivery will always require a signature upon delivery. 

International Shipping - Europe

Orders being sent within Europe are shipped by either Royal Mail Airmail, Royal Mail International Signed For or Courier. Once your order has been dispatched estimated delivery times are as follows:

Royal Mail Airmail and Royal Mail International Signed For : 5-10 working days.

Courier: 2-5 working days

International Shipping - Rest of the World

Orders being sent outside of Europe are shipped by either Royal Mail Airmail, Royal Mail International Signed For or Courier. Once your order has been dispatched estimated delivery times are as follows:

Royal Mail Airmail and Royal Mail International Signed For : 7-14 working days.

Courier: 2-5 working days

Please note, these delivery times are guidelines only and are not guaranteed by Royal Mail or our courier. 

For pricing and more information on delivery times and services please visit our delivery page.