Historical Artifacts

Bookseller advertisement

Bookseller advertisement
Title
Bookseller advertisement
Date 
ca. 1760-1770
Medium 
Paper, glass, wood
Dimensions 
6 1/2 x 7 x 3/4 in.
Description 
Paper printed with a scene of a bookbinder working surrounded by large volumes encircled by a fancy printed frame with leafy flourishes and the words "Books Bound and/ Sold, Gilt or plain, by/ Andrew Barclay/ Next Door but one to the sign of the / Three Kings/ Three Kings in Cornhill/ Boston". The typeface used still utilized the small letter "s" that resembled the letter "f" indicating a date near 1800 for this advertisement.
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.3450
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group