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The first writing book; an English translation & facsimile of Arrighi's Operina, the first manual of the chancery hand;: PB 38-2003

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Titles

The first writing book; an English translation & facsimile of Arrighi's Operina, the first manual of the chancery hand;

Maker(s)

Author: Arrighi, Ludovico
Translator: Benson, John Howard
Publisher: Yale University Press
Sponsor: Harvard College Library
Sponsor: Newberry Library
Printer: Meriden Gravure Company

Categories

Description

With introduction and notes by John Howard Benson.

Propectus for publication [4p] tipped on back paste-down

Xv, [1] 47, [1] p

Place(s) associated

  • New Haven
  • Cambridge (Mass.)
  • Chicago

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2003-05) by Dreyfus, John

Dating

Production date: AD 1954

Note

"Printed by the Meriden Gravure Company. 300 copies printed on Arches paper."--Colophon. Signed by John Howard Benson

Published by Yale University Press for Harvard College Library and The Newberry Library.

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production

Printing

Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 38-2003
Primary reference Number: 94555
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 22 June 2012 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Manuscripts and Printed Books

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