Alan Isaac Rare Books

The First Writing Book


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Author: BENSON, John, Howard

Published by: Oxford University Press (London, 1955)

8vo, xv, 47p. Black cloth, gilt. d/w

An English Translation & facsimilie text of Arrighi’s OPERINA, the first manual of the Chancery hand, with introduction and notes by Howard Benson.  A very good copy. Some toning to the fep’s. Mild spotting to d/w.

Cat. ref.: 61