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Creator:
Bickham, George, 1684?-1758?
Title(s):

The universal penman; or, The art of writing made useful to the gentleman and scholar, as well as the man of business : exemplified in all the useful and ornamental branches of modern penmanship : with some necessary observations on the excellency of the pen, and a large number of select sentences in prose and verse : various forms of business, relating to merchandize and trade : letters on several occasions : accurate specimens of the oriental languages, and alphabets in all the hands now practis'd / written, with the friendly assistance of several of the most eminent masters,and engrav'd by Geo. Bickham ; the whole embelish'd with beautiful decorations for the amusement of the curious.

Additional Title(s):

Universal penman.

Art of writing made useful to the gentleman and scholar, as well as the man of business.

Published/Created:
London : Printed for, and Sold by H. Overton, 1743.
Physical Description:
212 numbered leaves ; 38 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR1134 .B53 1743+ Oversize
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Fourth edition. The Library, 4th ser., v. 25, p. [162]-184.
BAC,RB: Leaves 1, 4, 212 wanting.
Subject Terms:
Business -- Early works to 1800.
Commercial correspondence.
Penmanship -- Study and teaching.
Penmanship, English -- Early works to 1800.
Form/Genre:
Writing books.
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