in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Publishing. 1419 words.
Munsell, Joel (14 April 1808–15 January 1880), printer and publisher, was born in Northfield, Massachusetts, the son of Joel Munsell, a wagon- and plowmaker, and Cynthia Paine. Munsell...
in The Oxford Companion to the Book
January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 53 words.
An innovative typographer, Munsell not only produced fine editions but wrote influential histories of printing and papermaking. His prodigious and