What is routing? And a signature? What's the difference between gravure printing and offset? Printing and typography often present words and terms hard to understand for the reader not involved in it. This handbook explains in a short and clear way the basic concepts of every print: techniques of printing, paper sizes, binding, how to write a quote. With a dictionary of technical terms translated in Italian, English and French. An essential book for all the readers who want to better understand all the sides of a century-old art.