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Dublin University Press

Dublin University Press  

(1734– ),specialist academic printer and the oldest printing house in Ireland. It was most successful under the management during 1842–75 of M. H. Gill, but never engaged extensively in ...
Dundalgan Press

Dundalgan Press  

(1859– ),Dundalk printer, bookseller, and publisher. The firm was started by William Tempest, and expanded under his son Henry (1881–1964). It has an extensive list of Irish interest books.Vincent ...
Eugene Swiney

Eugene Swiney  

(d. 1781),printer, bookseller, and newspaper proprietor in Cork. He produced a broad range of publications, including many Catholic works.Vincent Kinane
France: the ‘Auld Alliance’

France: the ‘Auld Alliance’  

The French connection, often whimsically known as the ‘Auld Alliance’, was an intermittent phenomenon but in the three centuries or so after 1296, it operated in four main areas: warriors ...
John Cumming

John Cumming  

(d. 1850),printer, bookseller, and publisher in Dublin. Cumming was in partnership with his brother James for a period as the Hibernia Press, and had extensive contacts with British publishers.[...]
Joseph Ray

Joseph Ray  

(d. 1709),printer and bookseller in Dublin. In 1680–1 he challenged the monopoly in Ireland of the king's printer (see printing and publishing). Although a hearing before the lord lieutenant ...
journalism

journalism  

The first newspapers, and journalists, arrived in Canada with British conquest and settlement. Utterly dependent for revenue on government advertising, they loyally endorsed their patrons and ...
Literature, Popular.

Literature, Popular.  

Although Native American and African-American cultures of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries had rich and varied traditions of oral narrative, the first popular printed literature in what is ...
Marcus Ward & Company

Marcus Ward & Company  

(c.1840–1899),Belfast printing, stationery, and bookbinding firm. Its contract to print Vere Foster's copybooks for use in schools contributed much to its early success. Later it specialized in ...
photography

photography  

In an age of film, television, and holiday snapshots, it is hard to remember that until comparatively recently people had little idea what their rulers or celebrities looked like, nor ...
print media

print media  

1. (print-based media) Broadly, any written or pictorial form of communication produced mechanically or electronically using printing, photocopying, or digital methods from which multiple copies can ...
printing and publishing

printing and publishing   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Irish History (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
1,455 words

Printing was a late arrival in Ireland, introduced by government for administrative and propaganda purposes. The first book, printed in

printing and publishing

printing and publishing   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Scottish History

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
1,335 words

Printing arrived in Scotland in 1507–8 when the merchant Walter Chepman (c.1473–c.1528) and bookseller Andrew

Printing and Publishing.

Printing and Publishing.   Reference library

Paul S. Boyer

The Oxford Companion to United States History

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
659 words
Since 1640, when a Cambridge, Massachusetts, printer produced a hymnal popularly called the Bay Psalm Book, printing and publishing have loomed large in American culture. The ... More
Three Candles Press

Three Candles Press  

(1926–89),printer and publisher in Dublin. It was founded by Colm Ó Lochlainn (1892–1972), who was noted for the quality of his typography.Vincent Kinane

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