Conrad Meyer (1618–1689),
Gastronomy, Table Manners
1645 (von Signed in the plate by Conrad Meyer and dated)
Engraving, text surrounded by typographic ornament.
Broadsheet with copper engraved etching depicting Table Manners.
Original and extremely scarce Broadsheet by Conrad Meyer.
(Zurich, Johannes Meyer): 
Broadside on table manners; with an earlier etching by Conrad Meyer of 1645, showing the artist's family gathered around a table in a richly detailed dining room; with 112 lines of letterpress verse in two columns outlining proper manners.
As always, laid down at the time. Plate size: 38.5 x 17 cm
Fair condition. Some age toning and spotting to leaf. Small tear with some loss of text. Old tear with minor loss to engraving (prior to being laid down).
- Book related object
- Number of Books
- Art, Cookery, food & drink, Illustrated, Incunabula & early printing, Table Manners
- Author/ Illustrator
- Conrad Meyer
- Book Title
- Broadside- Table Manners, Gastronomy - “Tischzucht”
- Publication year oldest item
- 1st Edition Thus
- Original language
- Johannes Meyer
- Binding/ Material
- Single page
- Number of pages
- 39.5×31.5 cm