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1819 Calligraphy Lesson Book Boston New Set Of Copies Not At AAS Timothy Swan
T Swan. See listing for details. An uncommon Calligraphy Lesson Book printed in Boston in 1819 New Set of Copies 9 leaves of writing samples printed on recto only. Contemporary plain blue wrappers Measures about 2 1/2" by 7" Boston T. Swan R. P. & C. Williams, Cornhill Square Not in Shaw & Shoemaker Not at AAS Cornhill Square between Nọ 58 & 59 Cornhill Re Pubd 1819. by T.Swan R.P.&C Williams Boston (booksellers) Butterworth and Son H. Morse Sc. [Haven Morse b 1790 d 1874, was an engraver] below title as given, one line copy, underscored: minu chump hyminuhy Edmund Butterworth (1778-1819) writing master Dumfries and Edinburgh: son most likely George. World catalog locates 2 copies, Columbia Univ Library Rare book library and Dartmouth Rauner Special Collections R.P. & C. Williams, [Robert P & Charles] were booksellers & stationers in Boston. R.P. & C. Williams moved their bookstore from 8 State St. to Cornhill Square, Boston, in June 1818. T Swan believed to be Timothy Swan (1758-1842) who over his lifetime was merchant, publisher, clerk, printer and clerk. In the 1820 Boston Directory he was located at 15 Cornhill Condition and notes Last leaf with brown spot as shown in photos Burn hole in rear wrapper as pictured Age toned paper Offsetting Paper wraps attached string bound; each underscored by thin-thick line and in three sizes Scattered foxing No names Additional photos on request Signature required on delivery.
Bookseller: bluemangobooksandmanuscripts [New Hope, Pennsylvania, United States]
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