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A COMPLETE SYSTEM OF STENOGRAPHY OR SHORT-HAND WRITING AND the Elementry Principles of Short Hand (Which Lists No Author)
S. Green. Fair. 1823. Hardcover. These are two separate booklets on short hand being sold together. The FIRST BOOKLET is by J. Dodge, "A Complete System of Stenography or Short-Hand Writing", published in 1823. It has 32 pages plus a blank end sheets front and back. The pages are age toned. The title pages states "Containing Ten Copper-Plate Engravings", but I count only nine. There are plates III through X in the back, which are charts and samples of short-hand and a plate of a diagram between pages 6 and 7. The covers are heavily worn, covered in marbled paper, the spine is open and the back end sheet and cover detached. It is just under 8" tall. The SECOND BOOKLET lists no author except to say "An Eminent Short Hand-Writer" and it is entitled "The Elementary Principles of Short Hand, Exemplified in a Variety of Easy Lessons...." It was published in London by J. Owen in 1793. It consists of a total of 26 pages, although the last page says (16) and at the bottom it declares "FINIS". Owen in 1793. It consists of a total of 26 pages, although the last page says (16) and at the bottom it declares "FINIS". This booklet has no covers and the first two sheets are detached from the rest. There is age toning and foxing present. This booklet is 8" tall. This booklet also contains charts and examples of short hand. These two booklets came to me as a pair and I have decided to keep them together to sell as a pair. They have been placed in an archival mylar bag to prevent further deterioration. A Little Store that's BIG on Service. Free Delivery Confirmation on every package. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .
      [Bookseller: Village Bookmarket]
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