Diploma of a young German journeyman bookbinder.

Francfort-sur-le-Main, 1791.

One leaf 370 x 420 mm, copperplate engraving and handwritten additions; traces of folds.

Superb "Buchbinder" diploma stamped by the Frankfurt am Main bookbinders' guild. It is adorned with a fine baroque frame and a view of the city, all engraved by Cöntgen.

This diploma was awarded in Frankfurt in 1791 to a 20-year-old from Lauffen am Neckar. It specifies his stature, hair color and the length of his training with his masters.

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