The Heidelberg operator has to redo all the makereadies because the paper is different from the paper inside the book.
For each small change, more than two hundred sheets have to be run through to reach the optimum settings.
“The dot has to be stripped down to be finer and finer,” David, the second driver of the day, explains to me. He resumed printing the book at 1pm after Samuel had left.
But why did I have two drivers and not just one?