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Fairbank, Alfred

A book of scripts.

Harmondsworth, Penguin Books 1949.

Reference: 6632
Price: £6 [convert currency]

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Small 8vo. 64pp, text ills. Publisher’s printed paper boards.

A little book giving a short history of handwriting, discussing techniques, materials and the evolution of handwriting styles from Roman cursive to the twentieth century Society of Scribes, with illustrations of various scripts. Fairbank was himself an established calligrapher, and author of the standard text of the time, ‘A handwriting manual’.