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Checklist of APHA Member Publications

This data table, currently with 112 entries, aims to list notable English language books on printing history topics written or edited by APHA members as well as by APHA Award LaureatesA, Lieberman LecturersL, and Mark Samuels Lasner FellowsF. It is intended to be representative and not comprehensive.  (At present, only one title per author is listed.) It does not include journal articles or websites. Links to publishers, booksellers and reviews are not provided. However, reviews in Printing History are noted. Please suggest corrections and titles via the contact page.

Allen, SueA, L American Book Covers, 1830–1900Library of Congress1998OS 33
Allen, Susan M. American Antiquarian Society Manuscript Collections: Thomas, Isaiah, Papers, 1748–1874 American Antiquarian Society1988
Amory, HughA and David D. Hall, eds. History of the Book in America, A. Volume I: The Colonial Book in the Atlantic WorldAmerican Antiquarian Society/Cambridge2000
Annenberg, MauriceA Type Foundries of America and their CatalogsOak Knoll1994
Ashton, SusannaF Collaborators in Literary America, 1870–1920Palgrave Macmillan Ltd.2003
Auji, Hala Printing Arab Modernity: Book Culture and the American Press in Nineteenth-Century BeirutBrill2016
Badaracco, ClaireAmerican Culture and the Marketplace: R.R. Donnelley's Four American Books Campaign, 1926–1930Library of Congress1992
Bain, Peter and Paul Shaw Blackletter: Type and National IdentityPrinceton Architectural Press_1998
Baker, Cathleen A. By His Own Labor: The Biography of Dard HunterOak Knoll2002
Baldasso, Renzo and Christopher BakerAbsolutism and the Scientific Revolution, 1600–1720: a Biographical DictionaryWestport2002
Barker, Nicolas Oxford University Press and the Spread of Learning, 1478–1978 : an Illustrated History, TheOxford1978
Baskin, Lisa UngerA et al.Gehenna Press: the Work of Fifty Years, 1942–1992, TheGehenna Press1992
Beckwith, Alice H.R.H. Illustrating the Good Life: The Pissarros' Eragny Press, 1894–1914. A Catalogue of an Exhibition of Books, Prints and Drawings Related to the Work of the Press Grolier Club2007NS 3
Belanger, TerryA Lunacy and the Arrangement of BooksOak Knoll2003
Berger, Sidney E.Rare Books and Special CollectionsALA Neal Schuman2015
Bidwell, JohnL American Paper Mills, 1690–1830Dartmouth Publishing Group2012NS 19
Blumenthal, JosephA Printed Book in America, TheDavid R. Godine1977OS 1
Bright, Betty No Longer Innocent: Book Art in AmericaGranary Books2005NS 2
Bringhurst, RobertA, L Elements of Typographic Style, TheHartley & Marks2016
Brody, Catherine Tyler and John DePolChecklist: Stone House Press Books & Ephemera, 1978–1988Stone House Press1989
Brokaw, CynthiaA et al.Printing and Book Culture in Late Imperial ChinaUniversity of California2006
Bromer, Anne C. Strings Attached: Dorothy Abbe, Her Work and WAD 2001
Brooker, Robert Elton III: Albert Kner: Artist, Icon, LegendCorvina Books and the Club of Odd Volumes2023
Casper Scott E., Jeffrey D. Groves, Stephen W. Nissenbaum, and Michael WinshipA, eds. History of the Book in America, A. Volume 3: The Industrial Book, 1840–1880American Antiquarian Society / North Carolina2007NS 5
Cave, Roderick Private Press, The R.R. Bowker1983
Cloud, Gerald W. John Rodker's Ovid Press: A Bibliographical HistoryOak Knoll2010
Collins, Nancy SharonThe Complete EngraverPrinceton Architectural Press2012
Cronenwett, Philip N.Spiral Press, 1926–1971. A Bibliographical Checklist, TheAPHA2002
Darnton, RobertA Literary Underground of the Old Regime, TheHarvard1982OS 10
Dreyfus, JohnA Into Print: Selected Writings on Printing History, Typography and Book Production David R. Godine1995OS 35
Drucker, JohannaA, L Century of Artists' Books, TheGranary Books1995
Eckman, JamesA Heritage of the Printer Vol. 1, ThePhiladelphia North American Publishing1965
Farren, Donald and August A. Imholtz Jr., eds.Baltimore Bibliophiles at Fifty, 1954–2004, The. With Children's Books in Bygone Baltimore: An Essay and a Catalogue, by Linda F. LapidesThe Baltimore Bibliophiles2009NS 6
Felcone, Joseph J. Printing in New Jersey, 1754–1800: A Descriptive Bibliography American Antiquarian Society2012
Garvey, Eleanor and Philip HoferArtist & the Book 1860–1960: in Western Europe and the United States, TheHacker Art1982
Gehl, Paul F.AInland Printers: the Fine Press Movement in Chicago, 1920–45Caxton Club of Chicago2003
Genz, Marcella History of the Eragny Press: 1894–1914, A Oak Knoll2004
Gilreath, JamesJudgment of Experts: Essays and Documents about the Investigation of the Forging of the Oath of a Freeman, TheAmerican Antiquarian Society1991
Glick, William J. William Edwin RudgeThe Typophiles1984OS 18
Green, James N. and Peter StallybrassBenjamin Franklin, Printer and WriterOak Knoll/The British Library2006NS 1
Griffin, CliveJourneymen-printers, Heresy, and the Inquisition in Sixteenth-Century SpainOxford2005
Harris, Elizabeth M.A Personal Impressions: the Small Printing Press in Nineteenth-Century AmericaDavid R. Godine2004
Hart, HoraceA Bibliography of the History of Printing in the Library of Congress1987
Hidy, LanceF and Stephen HarvardStinehour: the Stinehour Press, Lunenburg, Vermont: Design, Copyediting, Monotype and Computer Typesetting, Pasteup, Mechanicals, Letterpress Printing, and Complete Edition BookbindingStinehour Press1983
Hopkins, Richard L. Tolbert Lanston and the Monotype: The Origin of Digital TypesettingUniversity of Tampa2013NS 19
Howard-Hill, T.H. British Book Trade, 1475–1890: A Bibliography, TheBritish Library / Oak Knoll2009NS 6
Hutner, MartinMaking of the Book of Common Prayer of 1928, TheChiswick Book Shop1990OS 26-27
Jackson, Gregory WaltersAuction of the Century Clinton, MI: Square Text Press Phillip Driscoll1994
Janssen, Frans A Technique and Design in the History of PrintingHes & de Graaf2004NS 3
Johnson, Herbert H.Collector's Choice: An Exhibition of Books Designed and Printed at the Riverside Press by Bruce Rogers, AWells College2002
Johnston, AlastairTransitional Faces: The Lives & Work of Richard Austin, Typecutter and Richard Turner Austin, Wood-EngraverPoltroon Press2013
Kegler, RichardAries Press of Eden, N.Y., TheRIT Press2016NS 21
Matthew Kelsey (new introduction)Specimens of New Process Wood Type!Liber Apertus Press2024Facsimile of the last specimen released by the William H. Page Wood Type Company, released in 1890.
Kelly, Jerry and Misha BeletskyNoblest Roman: A History of the Centaur Types of Bruce Rogers, TheDavid R. Godine2016
Kiesel, WilliamPrinters Devices in Esoteric PublishingOuroboros Press2016NS 22
Koch, Peter Rutledge Art of the Book in California: Five Contemporary Presses, The Stanford University Libraries2011
Krummel, D.W. Literature of Music Bibliography: an Account of the Writings on the History of Music Printing and Publishing, TheFallen Leaf Press1995
Lane, John A.F Early Type Specimens in the Plantin-Moretus MuseumOak Knoll2004NS 1
Lange, GeraldPrinting Digital Type on the Hand-Operated Flatbed Cylinder Press, 5th ed.Chatwin Press2018
Last, Jay T. Color Explosion: Nineteenth Century American Lithography, The Hillcrest Press2006NS 7
Lathem, Edward Connery and Elizabeth French Lathem, eds. D.B.U. and R.R.: Selected Extract from Correspondence that Passed Between Daniel Berkeley Updike & Rudolph Ruzicka from 1908 to 1941APHA1997
Lawson, Alexander S.A Anatomy of a TypefaceDavid R. Godine1990OS 25
Leslie, Robert L.A Reminiscences of the Graphic ArtsPress of the Good Mountain1973
Lieberman, J. BenA Type and TypefacesMyriade Press1978
Lommen, MathieuSem Hartz and the Making of Linotype JulianaInferno Press2006NS 2
Loxley, SimonType: The Secret History of LettersI.B.Tauris2004NS 2
Maret, RussellL Mediaeval in PaduaRussell Maret2008
Martin, Henri-JeanA and Roger ChartierA History of the French EditionFayard1989
Maslen, Keith and John Lancaster, eds.Bowyer Ledgers: The Printing Accounts of William Bowyer Father and Son Reproduced on Microfiche with a Checklist of Bowyer Printing 1699–1777, a Commentary Indexes and Appendixes, TheBibliographical Society /Bibliographical Society of America1991
McCorison, Marcus A.A Wages of John Carter's Journeyman Printers, 1771–1779, TheAmerican Antiquarian Society1972
McLean, RuariA Victorian Book Design and Colour PrintingUniversity of California1972
McGrew, Mac American Metal Typefaces of the Twentieth CenturyOak Knoll1993
Meggs, Philip B. History of Graphic Design, A Van Nostrand Reinhold1983
Moran, BillHamilton Wood Type: A History In HeadlinesBlinc Publishing2004
Morris, HenryA, L Nicolas Louis Robert and his Endless Wire Papermaking MachineBird & Bull2000
Moser, BarryL et al.No Shortcuts : an Essay on Wood EngravingUniversity of Iowa Center for the Book2001
Mosley, JamesA British Type Specimens Before 1831: a Hand-listOxford Bibliographical Society/University of Reading1984
Moxon, PaulVandercook Presses: Maintenance, History and ResourcesFameorshame Press2014
Needham, PaulA, L Printer & the Pardoner, TheLibrary of Congress1986OS 18
O'Leary, Chandler and Jessica Spring Dead Feminists: Historic Heroines in Living ColorSasquatch Books2016
Pankow, David, ed.American Proprietary TypefacesAPHA1998
Peterson, William S.Bibliography of the Kelmscott Press, AClarendon Press, Oxford1984OS 17
Pomeroy, Jane R. Alexander Anderson: Wood Engraver & IllustratorOak Knoll2005NS 1
Randle, JohnType and Typography: Highlights from Matrix, the Review for Printers and BibliophilesMark Batty Publisher2003NS 1
Rehak, TheoPractical TypecastingOak Knoll1993OS 31-32
Romano, FrankHistory of the Linotype CompanyRIT Press2014NS 19
Rostenberg, LeonaA and Madeleine SternA From Revolution to Revolution: Perspectives on Publishing and Bookselling 1501–2001Oak Knoll2002
Rumble, Walker Swifts: Printers in the Age of Typesetting Races, TheVirginia2003
Rummonds, Richard-GabrielL Nineteenth-century Printing Practices and the Iron HandpressOak Knoll/The British Library2004
Russem, MichaelChecklist of the 100-cent Postage Stamps Designed by Jan van Krimpen, AKat Ran Press2015
Saunders, Cathie Ruggie and Martha ChiplisFor the Love of Letterpress: A Printing Handbook for Instructors and StudentsA&C Black Visual Arts2013
Savage, L. Elizabeth [née Upper]F Printing Colour 1400-1700: History, Techniques, Functions and ReceptionsBrill2015
Saxe, Stephen O.L American Iron Hand PressesOak Knoll1992OS 28
Schlesinger, Carl, ed. Biography of Ottmar Mergenthaler; A New Edition, TheOak Knoll199224
Shaw, Paul, ed.F Eternal Letter: Two Millennia of the Classical Roman Capital, TheMIT Press2015
Silver, Rollo G.A Typefounding in America, 1787–1825University Press of Virginia _2005
Smith, VirginiaForms in Modernism: The Unity of Typography, Architecture and the Design ArtsWatson-Guptil2005NS 2
Speckter, Martin K. Disquisition on the Composing Stick19911971
Stoddard, Roger E.ABibliographical Description of Books and Pamphlets of American Verse Printed from 1610 Through 1820, APenn State2012
Suarez, Michael F.ABook: A Global History, TheOxford1987OS 18
Tanselle, G. ThomasA, L Essays In Bibliographical HistoryBibliographical Society of the University of Virginia2013
Tebbel, John Between Covers: The Rise and Transformation of Book Publishing in AmericaOxford1978OS 3
Thompson, Susan OtisAmerican Book Design and William MorrisR.R. Bowker1977
Thomson, Ellen MazurAesthetic Tracts: Innovation in Late-Nineteenth-Century Book DesignOak Knoll2015NS 21
Tichenor, IreneNo Art Without Craft: The Life of Theodore Low DeVinne, PrinterDavid R. Godine2005NS 1
Twyman, MichaelA Printing 1770–1970: an Illustrated History of Its Development and Uses in EnglandBritish Library1998
Vervliet, Hendrik D.L.A Paleo-Typography of the French Renaissance: Selected Papers on Sixteenth-Century TypefacesBrill2008NS 10
Voltmer, Fred and Li JiangAlbion Assembly Manual, AnHavilah Press2016
Walker, Gay Works of Carl P. RollinsYale1982OS 13
Wells, James M.Book Typography in the United States of AmericaUniversity of Chicago Press1966
White, Jessica C. Letterpress Now: A DIY Guide to New Old Printing MethodsLark Books2013
Wilkinson, Hazel Edmund Spenser and the Eighteenth-Century BookCambridge2017
Winship, MichaelA American Literary Publishing in the Mid-Nineteenth Century: The Business of Ticknor and FieldsIndiana University Press1995
Young, Matthew McLennanField & Tuer, the Leadenhall PressThe British Library2010NS 10
Zlatkes, GwidoF Duplicator Underground: the Independent Publishing Industry in Communist Poland, 1976–89Slavica Publishers2016


Individuals who’ve made suggestions for this checklist include Donald Farren, Howard I. Gralla, Alastair Johnston, John Lancaster, Paul Romaine, Michael Russem, Stephen O. Saxe, Caroline Sloat.