A. S. Woodburn was a printer, publisher and bookbinder based in Ottawa, Canada. He published more than 35 books by different authors. As a testimony to his social position and engagements, we note that Woodburn spearheaded the Ottawa Free Press and was the driving force behind Ottawa’s first City Directories. When his famous Map of the City fo Ottawa was published in 1885, Woodburn was one of the city’s leading printers.