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Title(s):

The ornamental penman and arithmetical title writer : containing the alphabets mostly used in ornamental writing : with two fancy alphabets, and a few sentences, introducing a variety of hands : an ornamental vacation letter, with three other fancy pieces : and a variety of flourishes and designs, as ornaments or outlines for the different titles in arithmetic.

Published/Created:
Frodsham : Printed and sold for G.H. Crowther, 1825.
Physical Description:
[20] leaves : ill. ; 25 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Z43.A5 O76 1825+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Title page and 19 engraved leaves. Includes eleven separate alphabets, each in a different calligraphic style. Short phrases using these different letter forms are provided. Includes decorative borders and engraved figures of birds, beasts, and a soldier with spear and shield.
BM (compact ed.), v. 18, 319
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary blue wrappers. Inscription on leaf [17]: Wayland Wells Williams from his Nan-Nan. February, 1899
Subject Terms:
Calligraphy.
Copybooks -- Specimens.
Crowther, G.H. -- Publisher.
Engraving -- Specimes -- 1825.
Penmanship -- Study and teaching.
Readers (Primary)
Williams, Wayland Wells -- Pres. insc. from his Nan-Nan. February, 1899.
Writing, Italic -- Study and teaching.
Form/Genre:
Writing books.
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