EL CÓNDOR DE BOLIVIA the  first Bolivian newspaper - November 12th. 1825


Facsimille of the First Boliviana Newspaper EL CÓNDOR DE BOLIVIA, November 1825–1828


Weekly newspaper -  Thrusday distribution



Facsimile of the National Archive of Bolivian History, Sucre Bolivia





It was printed with limited resources and materials

They had 3 typefaces, not all of them with a complete size set, so they would compose some paragraph mixing sizes


Punches and press were brought from Buenos Aires, they were used by soldiers for independence propaganda.

Punches and presses originally imported from Europe, Spain mostly.


They used paper FLORETE 80 gr. weight

They also used the punches for government proclamation and first school books