The universal penman by Bickham, George

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Published by Dover Publications in New York .

Written in English

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Statementengraved by George Bickham, London, 1743.
ContributionsHofer, Philip, 1898-1984.
The Physical Object
Pagination[5] p. facsim.: 212 p.
Number of Pages212
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23233341M

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Unfortunately, Bickham published his work in 52 separate parts, over a period of eight years. In Bickham's own day it was difficult to get a complete set of the Universal Penman; today, apart from this edition, it is virtually impossible, for most surviving 18th-century copies lack certain rare plates/5(62).

A History: English round hand and ‘The Universal Penman’ The English round hand is a style of handwriting that developed in the 18th century, primarily in Great Britain.

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Unfortunately, Bickham published his work in 52 separate parts, over a period of eight years. In Bickham's own day it was difficult to get a complete set of the Universal Penman; today, apart from this edition, it is virtually impossible, for most surviving 18th-century copies lack certain rare : Dover Publications.

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Written, with the friendly assistance of several of the most eminent masters, and engraved by Geo. Bickham'. The Universal Penman. London: Robert Sayer, [ca. Purchased on the Henry S. Morgan Fund, Eight years in the making, The Universal Penman was the most ambitious writing book of the eighteenth century.

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