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TIME-TABLE CHRONOLOGICAL (ctnd)
YEAR KEYWORD EVENT
1816 ZAEHNSDORF Zaehnsdorf, Joseph, d.1886, Austro-Hungarian craftman bookbinder
1817 CLYMER Columbian Press by George Clymer
1817 LAROUSSE Larousse, Pierre, d.1875, founder in 1856 of Parisian publishing house
1819 REMINGTON Sholes, Christopher, d.1890, inventor of typewriter, first perfected typewriter was marketed by Remington 1874
1819 SHOLES Sholes, Christopher, d.1890, inventor of typewriter, first perfected typewriter was marketed by Remington 1874
1819 TYPEWRITER Sholes, Christopher, d.1890, inventor of typewriter, first perfected typewriter was marketed by Remington 1874
1819 SENEFELDER Senefelder's 'Complete course of lithography' published
1819 QUARITCH Quaritch, Bernard, d. 1899, antiquarian bookseller
1822 PHOTOGRAPHY Heliography invented by Niépce in 1822. He made his first photograph in 1826.
1822 GONCOURT Edmond de Goncourt (1822-1896) he and his brother jules achieved widespread fame as collaborative artists and novelists of French manners. His library, Bibliothèque Goncourt, was offered for sale in 1987.
1822 HELIOGRAPHY Invented by Niépce. He made his first photograph in 1826.
1824 ATHENEUM Atheneum Club in London founded by Richard Heber
1825 BÖRSENVEREIN Börsenverein der Deutsche Buchhandlung, Organization for German Booktrade, founded (those engaged in reprinting were excluded!)
1827 DEBERNEY ET PEIGNOT Deberny and Peignot, largest typefounding firm of France established, based on association by the novelist Balzac and printer Andre Barbier
1828 ROSSETTI Rossetti, Dante Gabriel, d.1882, painter and poet, designer of bookbindings
1828 DE VINNE De Vinne, Theodore, d.1914, American printer, co-founder of the Grolier Club
1829 BRAILLE Braille, Invention of embossed printing for the blind by Louis Braille.
1830 CYLINDER Drum Cylinder Press by R.Hoe
1830 STANHOPE Stanhope Press
1832 BUSCH, WILHELM (1832-1908). Germany. Studied at Düsseldorf and Munich academies. Painter, graphic artist, poet, illustrator. Book: Krischan mit der Piepe (1864)
1832 BINDING Bookbinding, invention of sewing machine by Philip Watt of London
1832 LITHOGRAPHY, RAUCOURT Raucourt's 'A Manual of Lithography' published
1832 WATT, PHILIP Bookbinding, invention of sewing machine by Philip Watt of London
1833 DAGUERREOTYPE Daguerreotype invented
1833 BURNE-JONES, EDWARD (1833-1898). England. Attended Exeter College with William Morris, with whom he settled in London. Associated with Pre-Raphaelites. Books: The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer Now Newly Imprinted (Kelmscott Press, 1896)
1833 BRACQUEMOND, FÉLIX (1833-1914). Born in Paris. Worked for a commercial lithographer, studied with Guichard. Began etching 1849. Chief painter for Sèvres factory and director of studio for decoration of Haviland porcelain. Book: Les Fleurs du Mal (1861)
1834 MORRIS Morris, William, d.1896. Started the Kelmscott Press in 1891.
1835 BAXTER Baxter patented his printing process
1835 TALBOT experiments with photography
1835 TALBOT First photogenic drawing in 1835; first calotype in 1840.
1836 CHROMOLITHOGRAPHY Chromolithography by Gottfried Engelmann
1837 CHROMOLITOGRAPHY Chromolitography, first time use of this term
1837 BAUERSCHE GIESSEREI Bauersche Giesserei (until 1971). Typefounders
1838 COLOR PRINTING Knight, Charles, patented a method of color printing in which four relief blocks of wood or metal rotated and impressed in turn on to a sheet of paper
1838 KNIGHT Knight, Charles, patented a method of color printing in which four relief blocks of wood or metal rotated and impressed in turn on to a sheet of paper
1839 PHOTOGRAPHY Head of the Charité Clinic in Paris, Dr. Alfred Donné, was the first to announce success with etching daguerreotype plates.
1839 DONNÉ, ALFRED Head of the Charité Clinic in Paris, Dr. Alfred Donné, was the first to announce success with etching daguerreotype plates.
1840 ILLSTRATED LONDON NEWS Illustrated London News founded
1840 POLIDORI Polidori Private Press founded, ceased activities in 1850
1840 ILLUSTRATION Illustration, first issue
1840 BERRES, Dr. JOSEPH 18 April 1840 Dr. Joseph Berres, professorof anatomy in Vienna, stated in the Wiener Zeitung that he had succeede in converting daguerreotypes in to printing plates.
1840 PHOTOGRAPHY 18 April 1840 Dr. Joseph Berres, professorof anatomy in Vienna, stated in the Wiener Zeitung that he had succeede in converting daguerreotypes in to printing plates.
1840 ILLUSTRIERTE ZEITUNG Illustrierte Zeitung first issue published
1841 PHOTOGRAPHY First achromatic portrait lens specially designed for photography by Joseph Petzval, Vienna, introduced by Friedrich Voigtlaender.
1841 HALF TONE Meisenbach, Georg, d.1912. Inventor of half-tone reproduction
1841 TAUCHNITZ paperback. First paperbacks by Tauchnitz Verlag Germany
1841 VOIGTLANDER First achromatic portrait lens specially designed for photography by Joseph Petzval, Vienna, introduced by Friedrich Voigtlaender.
1841 MEISENBACH Meisenbach, Georg, d.1912. Inventor of half-tone reproduction
1841 PAPERBACK paperback. First paperbacks by Tauchnitz Verlag Germany
1843 PAPER Paper, first time use wood for making paper
1844 MONOTYPE Lanston, Tolbert, d.1913, inventor of monotype typesetting
1848 WOOD ENGRAVING Chatto's 'History and Art of Wood Engraving' published
1848 BAMPTON PRESS Bampton Press' foundation date.
1848 MARX Marx, Karl: 'Das Kapital' published
1850 HUNTINGTON Henry E. Huntington (1850-1927), millionaire entrepreneur built a library on the grounds of an old orange grove in Sam Marino in Southwest California. Library is amongst the finest in the world.
1850 HEIDELBERG Heidelberg, First press made by Andreas Hamm
1853 PHOTOGRAPHY Photographic Society of London founded by Sir Charles Eastlake.
1853 AUER Nature Printing developed by Alois Auer
1853 NATURE PRINTING Auer, Alois, invents nature printing technique (direct duplication of natural objects)
1854 LINOTYPE Mergenthaler, Ottmar, d.1899 from Hachtel, Germany, invented linotype in 1884
1854 MERGENTHALER Mergenthaler, Ottmar, d.1899 from Hachtel, Germany, invented linotype in 1884
1854 PHOTOGRAPHY Société Française de Photographie founded by Eugène Durieu.
1856 PHOTOGRAPHY First general treatise on the various applications of photography to the printing press published by Georg Kessler in Berlin.
1856 KESSLER, GEORG First general treatise on the various applications of photography to the printing press published by Georg Kessler in Berlin.
1857 BULLEN Bullen, Henry Lewis, d.1938, creator of American Type Founders Company Library and Museum in Jersey City.
1857 AMERICAN TYPE FOUNDERS Bullen, Henry Lewis, d.1938, creator of American Type Founders Company Library and Museum in Jersey City.
1857 PHOTOGRAPHY John Pouncy's DORSETSHIRE PHOTOGRAPHICALLY ILLUSTRATED was the first book illustrated by photolithography, two volumes containing 79 plates in total.
1857 POUNCY, JOHN. John Pouncy's DORSETSHIRE PHOTOGRAPHICALLY ILLUSTRATED was the first book illustrated by photolithography, two volumes containing 79 plates in total.
1857 HAEBLER Haebler, Konrad, d.1946. German bibliographer, research and writings on incunabula. Gesamtkatalog der Wiegendrucke
1859 DOVES PRESS McLeish, Charles, d.1949. Binder of Edinburgh, worked for the Doves Bindery
1859 HUPP Hupp, Otto, German engraver and type-cutter
1859 BINDING McLeish, Charles, d.1949. Binder of Edinburgh, worked for the Doves Bindery
1859 McLEISH McLeish, Charles, d.1949. Binder of Edinburgh, worked for the Doves Bindery
1859 FORGERY Thomas J. Wise (1859-1937), best known for the forgeries of ninteenth-century pamphlets he cleverly produced and sold to unexpecting wealthy collectors.
1859 WISE Thomas J. Wise (1859-1937), best known for the forgeries of ninteenth-century pamphlets he cleverly produced and sold to unexpecting wealthy collectors.
1860 BRITISH TYPOGRAPHIA Jones, George W., d. 1942, Bitish master printer, founded The British Typographia in 1887
1860 PHOTOGRAPHY, COLOR Colour photography by J.C.Maxwell
1860 JONES Jones, George W., d. 1942, Bitish master printer, founded The British Typographia in 1887
1860 BUCKRAM Buckram, first used for bookcovers.
1860 BINDING Buckram, first used for bookcovers.
1863 PISARRO Pissarro,Lucien, d.1944 (Eragny Press)
1863 BULLOCK Rotary web-fed letterpress machine invented by William Bullock.
1863 CURWEN PRESS Curwen Press founded.
1863 ROTARY LETTERPRESS Rotary web-fed letterpress machine invented by William Bullock.
1863 ERAGNY Pissarro,Lucien, d.1944 (Eragny Press)
1864 WARLY TEXT SOCIETY Warly English Text Society founded by F.J.Furnivall
1865 WOODBURY Woodburytype invented by W.B.Woodbury
1865 GOUDY Goudy, Frederic W., d.1947, American type designer.
1866 PLANTIN Plantin Press, last dated work
1866 RICKETTS Ricketts,Charles, d. 1931, founder of the Vale Press
1867 BONNARD, PIERRE (1867-1947), French, studied law, worked at École des Beaux-Arts and Académie Julian, joined the Nabis. First graphic work 1889-1991. Lithographer, designed posters, music sheets, periodical and book covers, and many illlustrations. Also painter. Books:Petites Scènes Familières, Pour Piano (1893); La Lithographie Originale en Couleurs (1898); Parallément (Verlaine, 1900); Daphnis et Chloé (Longus, 1902).
1868 FITZPATRICK Thomas Jefferson Fitzpatrick (1868-1952), *field collector* for the Iowa State Historical Society. 1913 he accepted a teaching position in the botany department at the University of Nebraska. He left an immense collection of books. The university of Nebraska took a *limited* selection of 10,000 books, pamphlets, magazines dealing specifically with botany and the history of science.
1868 CHAUCER SOCIETY Chaucer Society founded. Active until 1912.
1868 BERNARD, EMILE At age sixteen Emile Bernard (1868-1941) entered atelier Cormon, where he was associated with Toulouse-Lautrec and Van Gogh. At Pont Aven with Gaigain in 1886 and 1888. Member of Nabis. Book: Les Amours (Pierre de Ronsard, 1915).
1869 KLINGSPOR Klingspor, Karl, d.1950. Typefounder of Offenbach am Main, Germany
1869 HARLEIAN Harleian Society for the printing of heraldic material
1870 ROGERS, BRUCE Rogers, Bruce, d.1957. American printer and typographer. Worked at the Cambridge University Press and the Oxford University Press. Types designed by Rogers: Montaigne, Centaur
1870 COCKERELL Cockerell, Douglas, d.1945. Leading English teacher handbookbinding
1870 BARLACH, ERNST German, studied at Hamburg School of Applied Art, Dresden Academy, and Académie Julian in Paris. One of the most important German expressionist artists. Some of the books he illustrated: Der Tote Tag (1912), Der Arme Vetter (1919), Goethe Gedichte (1924), Schiller: An Die Freude (1927).
1872 BEARDSLEY, AUBREY VINCENT (1872-1898). Self taught artist. Draughtsman who was primarily an illustrator, one of the most influential English artists of the nineties. Books: The Birth, Life and Acys of King Arthur (1893-1894); Salome, translated by Lord Alfred Bruce Douglas (1894).
1872 JOHNSTON Johnston, Edward, d.1944, British teacher of calligraphy
1874 KIPPENBERG Kippenberg, Anton, d.1950. From 1905 director of Insel-Verlag
1874 LOWELL, AMY Amy Lowell (1874-1925). The greatest of all American women collectors. Today her collection is housed in its own room on the second floor of the Houghton Library at Harvard University.
1876 BRANCUSI, CONSTANTIN (1876-1957). Rumanian. Studied in art academies of Bucharest and Cracow, emigrated to paris 1904. One of the first abstract sculptors. Also lithographic work. Book: Tales Told of Shem and Shaun (James Joyce, 1929)
1876 PLANTIN Plantin-Moretus Museum acquired by the city of Antwerp
1877 ROOS, SJOERD DE Roos, Sjoerd de, d.1962. Leading Dutch typedesigner. Types: De Roos Roman, Egmont, Hollandsche Mediaeval, Erasmus, Grotius. 1927 founded Heuvel Press
1878 RENNER Renner, Paul, d.1956, type designer, sanserif series Futura. Wrote Die Kunst der Typographie, published 1940
1878 ROYEN Royen, Jean-Francois van, d.1942. Director of Zilverdistel Press.
1878 ERNST LUDWIG PRESS Kleukens, Friedrich Wilhelm, d.1956. German graphic arts teacher, director of Ernst Ludwig Press from 1907-1914. Founded the Kleukens Presse in 1919 and the Mainzer Presse in 1929.
1878 TYPECASTING Wicks, Frederick of Glasgow invented typecasting machine
1878 PRINTING Wicks, Frederick of Glasgow invented typecasting machine
1878 EHMCKE Ehmcke, Fritz Helmut, d.1965, German graphic artist and type designer, worked together with F.W.Kleukens
1878 WICKS Wicks, Frederick of Glasgow invented typecasting machine
1878 KLEUKENS Kleukens, Friedrich Wilhelm, d.1956. German graphic arts teacher, director of Ernst Ludwig Press from 1907-1914. Founded the Kleukens Presse in 1919 and the Mainzer Presse in 1929.
1879 REGEMORTER Regemorter, Berthe van, d.1964. Belgium bookbinder
1879 FORSTER E.M.Forster (1879-1970). HOWARDS END, 1910.
1879 BINDING Regemorter, Berthe van, d.1964. Belgium bookbinder


CONTINUE 1879-1997

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