Geschichte des Buchgewerbes (History of the book trade) educational quartet game published by Verlag für Lehrmittel Pößneck.
The illustrations, by Ludwig Winkler, are in sets of four showing the development of the book trade from the creation of writing to the gravure printing process.
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Above: Geschichte des Buchgewerbes quartet game published by Verlag für Lehrmittel Pößneck, manufatured by Altenburger Spielkartenfabrik, c.1989.
The illustrations convey information about the invention of the art of printing, the original graphic arts, typesetting, reproduction techniques, printing processes (letterpress, flat printing, gravure) and bookbinding.
The card backs are decorated with pink fleurons (also known as printer's flowers).
32 cards + 4 information cards in box.
Verlag für Lehrmittel Pößneck was founded in 1947 and produces a range of teaching aids.