Compass Books in Terminal 2 at the San Francisco International Airport devotes a corner window to this sculpture of a slightly fanciful, but working (or operable) press. The sculptor’s website has some better pictures of it.

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photo copyThe note in front of it is hard to read in my photo — so I’ve transcribed it in this link: Press. The paper on the platen reads FREEDOM.

Those who remember, will notice the similarity to the old starwheel press in OUP’s entrance lobby.

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