Full Title: Observations on the Mystery of Print & the Work of Johann Gutenberg

Author: Hendrik Willem Van Loon


Format: First Edition, front cover has gilded image of sun and star signs (zodiac symbolds) on blue-grey boards, illustrated throughout in black ink with red detailing, inside front endpaper inscribed "Erasmo Roterodamo, Henricus Roterodamus" with image bordered in red, frontispiece illustration of tree with man sitting below it entitled "The Journeyman Printer," illustrations abound on title page with red borders

Condition: Good

Publisher: Book Manufacturer's Institute

Date Published: 1937

Copyright: Book Manufacturer's Institute 1937

Provenance: Book stamp on back of front cover reads "A.D. 1937 New York" and "This Book Belongs To" without a signature. Printed for "The Second National Book Fair: New York" as written on title page. 

Observations on the Mystery of Print & the Work of Johann Gutenberg, 1937