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The Book of Trades Hurd and Houghton

The Book of Trades

Hurd and Houghton

Published January 17th 2012
ISBN : 9781429080194
Pamphlet
22 pages
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 About the Book 

This rhyming picture book describes eight occupations of the mid-nineteenth century, among them The Baker, The Watchmaker, and The Tailor. Originally published between 1864 and 1866 by Hurd and Houghton of New York, its not surprising the firstMoreThis rhyming picture book describes eight occupations of the mid-nineteenth century, among them The Baker, The Watchmaker, and The Tailor. Originally published between 1864 and 1866 by Hurd and Houghton of New York, its not surprising the first trade in the book is The Printer. Henry Houghton was deemed the American printer par excellance by Publishers Weekly in 1881 (and is, of course, a founder of Houghton, Mifflin and Company.)