Source overview

Online dictionary of Czech and Slovak letterpress printers

The electronic version of the Dictionary of Printers in Czechoslovakia from the Oldest Times to 1860 by K. Chyba. Prague 1966–1982.

The online dictionary was created as part of a Czech retrospective bibliography, Knihopis digital. It is possible to search by names, including variants thereof, of letterpress printers. A personal data field for the relevant printer is displayed (a brief biography), addresses where he worked, active periods, predecessors and successors in the relevant printing house, and literature on the topic.

  • Person responsible for administration of information source
    Jiří Žůrek (
  • Current content of information source
    1,815 entries
  • Listings have associated digital objects

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Author/administrator of source:
Institute of Philosophy of the CAS, v. v. i.


Type of resource:
electronic dictionary


letterpress printing, old prints, printers