Caroline Archer

Caroline Archer is the Co-investigator on Letterpress Printing: past, present, future. She is Professor of Typography at Birmingham City University, Director of the Centre for Printing History and Culture (University of Birmingham/Birmingham City University) and Chairman of the Baskerville Society. She is the author of The Kynoch Press, 1876-1982: the anatomy of a printing house, (British Library, 2000); Paris Underground (MBP, 2004); and Tart cards: London’s illicit advertising art (MBP, 2003). Caroline is co-editor of Beauty of Letters: text, type and communication in the eighteenth century (Liverpool University Press, forthcoming); John Baskerville: art and industry of the Enlightenment (Liverpool University Press, 2017); Book 2.0: From codex to computer (Intellect, 2017); and Religion and the book trade (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2015). She is Lead Series Editor on the forthcoming ‘Printing History and Print Culture’ to be published by Peter Lang, Ltd.