DEPOSITIO CORNUTI TYPOGRAPHICI, THAT IS A COMICAL OR MIRTHFUL PLAY. John Rist.

DEPOSITIO CORNUTI TYPOGRAPHICI, THAT IS A COMICAL OR MIRTHFUL PLAY.

  • New York: The Grolier Club, 1911.
  • 8vo.
  • half cloth over boards.
  • viii, 38 pages.

Price: $50.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 31476

Limited to 250 copies printed by D. B. Updike at the Merrymount Press (Asaf 52; Smith 361). This play, taken from the 1654 version of John Rist and translated by the English typographic historian William Blades, was originally performed by printers' apprentices upon entering into the workman catagory. The Grolier Club members performed the play at a 1909 meeting. Two exlibris bookplates on front pastedown. Spine worn along the top. The rare slipcase soiled and cracked, but present.