AT THE SIGN OF THE GOLDEN COMPASS: A tale of the printing house of Christopher Plantin--Antwerp, 1576 by Eric P. Kelly
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AT THE SIGN OF THE GOLDEN COMPASS: A tale of the printing house of Christopher Plantin--Antwerp, 1576

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One of the best stories he has written and an interesting picture of life in the days when printing was looked upon askance, when necromancy was only just becoming suspect, when the Spaniards hold terror over the heads of the Belgians -- and Plantin went on fearlessly daring the world to stop his printing press. A first rate adventure yarn, with a bit of romance -- and an authentic background. A book which should be valuable in its contribution to the story back of printing, as well as a good tale, well told.

Pub Date: Sept. 1st, 1938
Publisher: Macmillan