Posts Tagged ‘1855’

August 20

In a letter addressed to the typefounder George Bruce on this day in 1855 Joel Munsell, the Albany printer and typographic historian, asked for precise information concerning the construction of the Ramage printing press, probably the most widely used press in America during the first thirty years of the 19th century. Nearly every account of the [...]

April 11

“We cordially wish every book, job, or newspaper printer in America, north, east, west, and south, to consider himself on our free list; and if any time our paper fails to reach him, let him acquaint us with the mishap, and we will do what we can to remedy the evil.” Thus were the printers [...]