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HOLLIS, Elsa Olga.

Title Mistress and Mädchen: a comprehensive German and English domestic phrase-book with simple recipes in both Languages.
Publisher London For R[ichard] Cobden-Sanderson by Shenval Press
Date 1937
Book ID 38054


Third impression. First edition May 1937, this reprint November. Small 8vo., original cellophane dust-wrapper, cloth-backed paper-covered boards, distinct Shenval Press typography in red and black. 128 pp.. In very good condition. Clean and tight. Cellophane wrapper a little torn. Interesting social document published in the wake of refugees arriving from Germany and Austria seeking work. As a work published by printer and designer R Cobden-Sanderson and Shenval Press, important trade printers, it suggests an intriguing back story. See Olga Kerziouk (2016) British Library blog and AJR Journal February 2013.
Price: £40.00