Mergenthaler Linotype Company, New York, 1930. 19 pages + colophon. Vellum spine over marbled boards, top edge rough-cut, others uncut. Includes illustrations by Jobst Amman of six trades: the printer, bookbinder, typefounder, papermaker, draughtsman and woodcutter Printed in four hundred copies in Linotype Granjon on Kelmscott hand-made paper. Lawrence Wallis’ book label inside front board. Inscribed with pencil by Lawrence Wallis ”Printed by G. W. Jones at the Sign of the Dolphin. Translated from German by A. F. Johnson.” Lawrence Wallis should know, he is the author of the book ”George W. Jones; Printer Laureate”. Provenance: From the library of the prominent Swedish book designer Christer Hellmark.
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