Aldus Pius Manutius (/məˈnjuːʃiəs/; Italian: Aldo Pio Manuzio; 1449/1452 – 6 February 1515) was an Italian humanist, scholar, educator, and the founder of the Aldine Press. Manutius devoted the later part of his life to publishing and disseminating rare texts.
Aldine Press of Venice, Italy, under the master printer Aldus Manutius printed the first pocket-sized book in 1501 using typesetting italics. Continue reading
Seiko introduced the dot-matrix printer during the 1964 Tokyo Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. Continue reading
Christophe-Philippe Oberkampf, a Frenchman, invented a machine for printing wallpaper in 1785. Continue reading
Charlotte Guillard of Paris, France (She died in 1556), worked in the printing businesses with both of her husbands to which she outlived, afterwards she ran her own shop. Continue reading