Posts Tagged ‘1839’

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 […]