- Paris: La Chambre Syndicale des Imprimeurs Lithographes, 1913.
- (v), 170, (26) pages
Price: $75.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 79823
This manual offers a comprehensive overview of the laws, regulations and practices concerning lithography in France in the early twentieth century. It gives guidance for relating to authors, various clients, paper makers, and employees. It addresses the relative rights of each and how to resolve disputes. It lists tariffs for various types of printing orders, and calls attention to a number of safety issues. Among the details provided, for example, is that employers could not require female employees, and other workers under 18, to work more than 10 hours per day. It also lists the maximum weight loads that workers could be required to carry, broken down by age and gender. A 12-leaf section of fascinating two-color advertisements is included at the back of the book. The covers of this copy bow out slightly and many pages are foxed.