Posts Tagged ‘Charles H. Timperley’

August 22

“It has been my endeavor to combine the agreeable with the useful, and should this, a first attempt, meet with the approbation of the ‘Gentlemen of the Press,’ to whom it is most respectfully inscribed, the aim of the Compiler will be attained, his warmest wishes realized, and a debt of heartfelt gratitude be owing [...]

June 1

At Manchester, England on June 1, 1839, Charles H. Timperley completed his preface to A Dictionary of Printers and Printing, an octavo containing in 1,002 pages of brevier type, a storehouse of factual information concerning the progress of the craft of printing. The authoritative bibliographers of printing, Messrs. Bigmore and Wyman, say of it, “One [...]