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Fairbank, Alfred. A book of scripts. [London]: Penguin Books, (1968). 12mo (19 cm, 8"). 48 pp., 80 pp. of illus. $25.00
A revised and enlarged edition of this classic first published in 1949, incorporating both fresh text and additional illustrations; the latter, which are labelled as "plates" and printed on both sides of a leaf, identify the illustrated manuscript examples as to place and date of inditement and give the current location of the manuscript.
=> A lovely, informative guide to a considerable variety of handwritings both useful and ornamental.
Provenance: From the library of American collector Albert A. Howard, small booklabel ("AHA") at rear.
Original illustrated paper over boards, with the dust jacket (a little worn with interior repair at top of spine). Clean. => A very nice copy. (41368) Please RESHELVE This.
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