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The Ohio Black Press in the 19th Century

Novelty Press



Novelty Press




A catalog and type specimen book for the "Novelty" line of small printing presses manufactured by Benjamin O. Woods & Co. and intended for amateur printers and small businesses. This digital edition was scanned by Stephen O. Saxe from his copy, with additional image preparation by Dr. David M. MacMillan.

This catalogue is a part of An Archive of Amateur Press Catalogues. For a page linking to other catalogues in this archive, go to:


Benjamin O. Woods and Company

Rights Holder

Public Domain

Bibliographic Citation

Benjamin Woods, "A Descriptive and Illustrated Pamphlet of the Novelty Job Printing Presses," 4 and 5, Internet Archive <>,