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One book-plate and one printed item on rules to be observed in printing houses, 1721

Identifier: Coll-1383/2/5

Scope and Contents

Book-plate - Serpent rising from a bleeding heart, splitting two heraldic crests. Text - 'Ex Libris Doctoris Otto E e Moll'.

Rules And Directions to be Observed in Printing Houses, 1721

  1. General Directions - prohibition of profane language, apprentices behaviour, rules on keeping drinking money and allowance to drink on first Saturday of March and August
  2. Directions to the Compositors, every compositor to furnish himself with a good composing stick
  3. Directions to the Pressmen, all nastiness about their place of work to be removed every day


  • Creation: 1721

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