MERCATOR PRESS is the private press of Willem Kramer, a Fine Press designing and printing limited editions by traditional letterpress. The name of the Press comes from the Latin word Mercator, which means Kramer, the name of the owner and only employee of the press. MERCATOR PRESS has been active since 1981 and is a member of Drukwerk in de Marge, the Association of Private Presses in the Netherlands.


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    Orders can be placed by tranferring the correct amount of money
    + 2,75 postage & handling to the account 2966537 of Willem Kramer,
    Santpoort, The Netherlands IBAN: NL45INGB0002966537, BIC: INGBNL2A
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