Printing History Publications
“American Metal Typefaces.” [Book review]. Printing News, May 16 1987.
“The American printer in 1883: How he lived and what he looked forward to.” American Printer, 1983.
“American printing in the 1880's.” American Printer, 1983.
“And you thought you had management problems!” American Printer, 1983.
“Are we murdering our printing heritage?” NAPL Management Bulletin, January 1979.
“Calico and art prints: modest beginnings for the gravure giant.” American Printer, 1983.
“Graphic Arts History profiles 20th century's defining designers.” Book review. Printing News , September 10, 2001. 2 pp.
“The 1891 Inland Printer reported on the battle of the linecasters.” American Printer, 1983.
“First in-depth biography in English helps us find Gutenberg the man.” Book review of Johann Gutenberg: The Man and His Invention by Dr. Albert Kapr. Printing News , 2001. 5 pp. plus sidebar on Internet printing history sites.
“For more than money: the joys of a century of printing.” [Feature article on the 100th Anniversary of the magazine Inland Printer, later American Printer .] American Printer, October 1983.
“Four Metro Area printing firm sagas show divergent paths to longevity.” Profile of four company histories for the 75th Anniversary issue of Printing News. February 3, 2003. 3 pp.
“Frank Preucil's library on color joins GATF's printing collection.” Printing News, June 14, 1999. 3 pp.
“From Pioneers to Leaders” an exciting saga. [Book review]." Printing News. December 24, 1983.
From Pioneers to Leaders. National Association of Printers and Lithographers, 1983. A hardcover, illustrated fifty-year history of the printing trade association. Based on archival materials plus original research by the author. Also excerpted as a series in The Printing Manager and Printing News.
“Hermann Zapf and his design philosophy. [Book review].” Printing News, June 1987.
“Johann Gutenberg and His Bible unravels some ancient mysteries.” [Book review] Printing News, October 1, 1988. 2 pp.
“John DePol Obituary.” Printing News, January 2005.
“John DePol's unforgettable engravings capture a lost New York and its printing history.” Printing News, Sept. 7 1998, 3 pp.
“Millennium of printing yields great moments.” A brief time-line of printing history since 800 A.D. Printing News , December 20, 1999. 3 pp.
“National Museum of Printing History opens its doors in North Andover, Mass.” Printing News , August 7, 2000. 3 pp. plus photography by BR.
“99 And Counting: Inland Printer/American Printer since 1883. A ten-part series chronicling the history of printing and typesetting technology since 1883. American Printer, October 1982 through October 1983.
“Offset: the black sheep that wouldn't go away.” American Printer. 1983 . Article on the early history of offset printing .
“Printing History Museum brims with treasures; latest exhibit draws printers and history buffs.” Printing News , November 18, 2002. 3 pp. plus photographs by BR, plus a sidebar “What on earth is a Wayzgoose?”
“Sad career of Ottmar Mergenthaler is revealed in landmark biography.” [Book review]. This long review recaps the tragic career of the inventor of the Linotype. Printing News, March 11, 1989.
“Sotheby's to auction first printing of the Declaration of Independence: Dunlap's rush job worth $4 to $6 million.” Printing News and Printing News On-Line , January 24, 2000. 2 pp.
“Those amazing men and their typesetting machines.” American Printer, 1982.
"Typophiles tribute to wood engraver John DePol has many memories for New York area printers.” Printing News , Feb 8, 1999.
“Volume on graphic design pioneers is a tribute to overlooked art form.” [Book review] Printing News, June 24, 1989, 3 pp.“While preparing to celebrate its 75th Anniversary, HSGA [High School of the Graphic Arts] uncovers archival treasures.” Printing News and Printing News On-Line , May 7, 2001.