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American Text Book for Letters...with the Most Correct Method for Producing Them with the Pen, Brush, Chisel or Graver. 3rd Edition.

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Boston: Nathl. Dearborn [1846]


Old ownership inscription on upper cover ("Charles F. [Po...] / Stratford / Conn."); Maxim Karolik (1893-1963), by whom bequeathed to MFA [accessioned November 15, 2006].

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik


Place of Publication

Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Catalogue Raisonné

R. Nash, American Penmanship 1800-1850, no. 302


Overall: 12.8 x 20.5 x 2 cm (5 1/16 x 8 1/16 x 13/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 47 engravings


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Illustrated books