Posts Tagged ‘1797’

May 12

An advertisement appearing in the Philadelphia Aurora on this spring day in 1797 read: “TYPEFOUNDERS papier-maché Wanted, five or six journeymen typefounders, to whom the highest wages and constant employment will be given papier-maché Also an apprentice wanted. Apply at Binny & Ronaldson’s FOUNDRY, in CEDAR at the end of ELEVENTH Street, PHILADELPHIA, where any [...]

April 30

The title page of a 12mo (pp. iv, 156) London, 1797 reads: “Typographical antiquities. History, Origin, and Progress of the Art of Printing, from its first invention in Germany to the end of the 17th century, and from its introduction into England, by Caxton, to the present time; including, among a variety of curious and [...]