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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
Format
Book
Published
London : Printed for, and Sold by H. Overton, 1743.
Language
English
Uniform Title
Universal Penman
Description
208, [4] leaves : plate, ill. ; 37 cm.
Notes
  • Fourth edition? See: The Library, 4th ser., v. 25, p. [162]-184.
  • Fourth edition is described in "The Library" article above as 212 numbered leaves; in this copy, there are 212 leaves, but the last 4 are not numbered.
  • With the Gravelot frontispiece.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Marie Kimball Fund, 2000/2001.
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic

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    a| The universal penman; or, The art of writing made useful to the gentleman and scholar, as well as the man of business. : b| 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. / c| 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.
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    a| 208, [4] leaves : b| plate, ill. ; c| 37 cm.
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    a| Fourth edition? See: The Library, 4th ser., v. 25, p. [162]-184.
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    a| Fourth edition is described in "The Library" article above as 212 numbered leaves; in this copy, there are 212 leaves, but the last 4 are not numbered.
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    a| With the Gravelot frontispiece.
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    a| SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Marie Kimball Fund, 2000/2001.
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