Posts Tagged ‘Peter Beilenson’

What Typography Owes to O.A. Dickman

When any group of New York printers gathers to organize an exhibition, plan a testimonial dinner, or form still another committee, the first nominee is a tall, slim, and distinguished gentleman, complete with moustache and bow tie—O. Alfred Dickman, known to everyone as “Dick.” For over 30 years few industry affairs have been without his [...]

January 20

The life of one of America’s fine printers came to a premature end on this day in 1962. Peter Beilenson introduced countless bookbuyers to good printing at extremely reasonable prices through the medium of his Peter Pauper Press. He was a man who had early in life decided what he wanted to do and who [...]