Ralph Green Collection

Black and white line drawing of person using a mechanical printing press.The Ralph Green Collection of Books on Printing contains close to 400 titles collected by Green, who himself was a printer, historian of printing, and author of several monographs on printing presses. Specialties of the Green Collection include books on the mechanics of printing, as well as histories of the trade. The book collection is complemented by the Ralph Green Papers (his notebooks concerning early presses), which form part of our manuscripts holdings. Related rare book collections are the Joseph Hennage Collection of Books on Printing and the Carol Beinbrink Collection of Books on Papermaking.

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