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Printing History 23 Coming Soon

Left: Antonius Augustinus, Rome: appresso Guglielmo Faciotto, 1592 (detail). The first fully illustrated edition of Agostini’s book on coins is also the first known book to be illustrated by a woman artist. Right: Risograph prints on display at Rabbits Road Press, an open-access print studio in East London, whose co-founder Heiba Lamara is interviewed in Printing History 23.

Printing History 23, produced by the team of Brooke Palmieri, editor; Michael Russem, publication designer; and Katherine Ruffin, Vice-President for Publications, is now in production at PuritanCapital in Hollis, New Hampshire. 

The contents include an interview with Heiba Lamara; the articles “Invisible Writing Made Visible: The U. S. Government Printing Office and Prisoner of War Stationery in the Second World War” by James T. Cameron and George D. Barnum; “The Myth of “Some Unconventional Women” by Lisa Unger Baskin; and “Roundtable Discussion: Teaching Printing History with Codex Conquest” by Amy Hildreth Chen, Michelle Chesner, and Shannon K. Supple. Printing History 24 includes reviews of the following books: The Making of Shakespeare’s First Folio and Shakespeare’s First Folio: Four Centuries of an Iconic Book, both by Emma Smith; Revival Type: Digital Typefaces Inspired by the Past by Paul Shaw; and The Noblest Roman: A History of the Centaur Types of Bruce Rogers by Misha Beletsky and Jerry Kelly. Copies of the journal will be mailed to APHA members soon.