A True Description of All Trades: Published in Frankfort in the Year 1568.

Brooklyn, NY: The Mergenthaler Linotype Company, 1930. 1st. Hardcover. 1st edition thus. Limited to 400 copies. 12mo. 19, (2) pp. Printed in Linotype Granjon on Kelmscott hand-made paper. Single sheet laid-in, printed for The Mergenthaler Linotype Company of two little letters regarding this title - one from The Clarendon Press and one from the Bodleian Library. Vellum spine over marbled boards. A fine copy (light foxing to vellum). Item #14914

From the original edition of 1568. Includes illustrations of six trades: the printer, bookbinder, typefounder, papermaker, draughtsman and woodcutter as well as the original verses by Hans Sachs, a popular Nuremberg poet. Next day shipping. Celebrating our 20th year - all domestic orders ship with Delivery Confirmation Tracking Number - Images available upon request.

Price: $45.00

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