Member Blogs > Books Tell You WhyA Brief History of the Printing Press, Part II: Toward a Modern Press

  • Wed, 30 Sep 2015 08:00:00    Permalink

    In part one of our history of the printing press, we reviewed the early days of the printing press, from Gutenberg’s original press to Clymer’s wildly successful Columbian press. Today, we will take a look at the last widely distributed hand press and the move onto the cylindrical press. These presses set the stage, and naturally lead us to the fully automated offset printing presses that power the massive publishing houses of today.

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