London Tradesmen's Cards of the XVIII Century. An Account of their Origin and Use
London. B.T. Batsford Ltd. 94 high Holborn 1925.
Book: 4to (248 x 179mm). Board binding with cloth spine. Title stamped into spine. 101 textual pages with 101 plates of trade cards. The edition limited to 700 copies for sale in Great Britain and 250 copies for sale in the U.S.A.
A very interesting catalogue of tradesmen's cards from the 18th Century. The narrative details the purposes and interests; the history and development; and the various uses of the cards.
[Ref: 10435] £180.00