This is an interesting photo --- there must be at least one bookseller in the bunch, we never miss a free meal.
I wonder if anyone recognizes the head gear?
Noted as "Bond Bread Banquet 1939". This came in an old GE Envelope.
Yes, like Waldo, J&M Kernan, is eluding my research queries...?
What I have so far.
J&M Kernan, DUBLIN.
Some sort of a producer of drinks? maybe mineral water? Not sure, but I have located and seen the name on an old glass bottle.
Thanks for any insight.
The Grolier Club in New York City has opened an Aldus Manutius exhibit that will be on view through the end of April. The Grolier Club (57 E. 60th St.) is a great place to visit if you like books and are in NYC--admission is free, it is peaceful, you can sit and read the catalog of the current exhibit, and the books are always fascinating.
Manutius can be said to have invented the mass-market book with his inexpensive editions of classics, and Doubleday paid tribute to him by using his anchor symbol for its Doubleday Anchor line.
Here is the New York Times article: