February 1858-December 1859. Twenty-three issues. 10 x 13. Each issue is 4 pages. The first and last pages contained news, articles on the history of printing, and classified ads, printed in 3 columns. The centerfolds are specimens of the foundry's new type faces (sometimes set as text), "cuts," ornaments, and an occasional machine. Originally folded for mailing; then bound into boards with a leather spine. Boards have perished, leaving a fragment of the spine. Sewing is still tight except for Vol. I, no. 2 which is loose and in two parts. Item #18083
Uncommon house organ of the Boston Type Foundry was published monthly, then bi-monthly, until July 1891. After 1868 it's name was changed to "The Printers' Bulletin." Ulrich & Kup, p. 24.