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Unabridged reprint of extremely rare 18th-century manual offers helpful hints on forming letters, holding the pen, arm and wrist positions, and posture. Includes rich sampling of alphabets, maxims, didactic verses, and other words of advice. Charmingly illustrated instruction manual for calligraphers, commercial artists,and devoteés of fine penmanship.

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An abundance of alphabets and calligraphic specimens for imitation by calligraphers and commercial artists. A delightful look back at the teaching tools and methods of the mid-1700s.

Synopsis:

Unabridged reprint of extremely rare 18th-century manual offers helpful hints on forming letters, holding the pen, arm and wrist positions, and posture. Includes rich sampling of alphabets, maxims, didactic verses, and other words of advice. Charmingly illustrated instruction manual for calligraphers, commercial artists,and devoteés of fine penmanship.

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ISBN:
9780486297798
Author:
Bickham, George
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
Mineola, N.Y. :
Subject:
Handwriting
Subject:
Commercial correspondence
Subject:
Calligraphy
Subject:
Penmanship
Subject:
Commercial correspondence -- Great Britain.
Subject:
Techniques - Calligraphy
Subject:
Art-Calligraphy
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Lettering, Calligraphy, Typography
Series Volume:
bk. 2
Publication Date:
19970731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
8 x 5.38 in 0.25 lb

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An abundance of alphabets and calligraphic specimens for imitation by calligraphers and commercial artists. A delightful look back at the teaching tools and methods of the mid-1700s.

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Unabridged reprint of extremely rare 18th-century manual offers helpful hints on forming letters, holding the pen, arm and wrist positions, and posture. Includes rich sampling of alphabets, maxims, didactic verses, and other words of advice. Charmingly illustrated instruction manual for calligraphers, commercial artists,and devoteés of fine penmanship.

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