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Author: Goldsmith, Oliver B.
Title: Goldsmith's Gems of Penmanship, Containing Various Examples of the Caligraphic Art, Embracing the Author's System of Mercantile Penmanship
Place Published: New York
Publisher:Published by the author
Date Published: 1846
Description:


3 preliminary letterpress leaves, lithograph portrait, additional lithograph title page, plus 18 lithograph samples interleaved with two letterpress sheets, 6 letter press leaves at rear. (Oblong folio) 29.5x37.5 cm (11¾x14¾") original lithograph boards, later cloth backing. Second Edition.



First published the prior year. Both editions rare.

Condition
Boards worn, hinges repaired; small paper repairs to front endpaper and title page; good.
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Goldsmith's Gems of Penmanship 1846

Estimate $300 - $500Jun 15, 2017
Starting Price $150
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