A new copy book of round hand, for the use of schools as well as for such as have not the advantage of a master : by John Langton writing master in Stamford in the County of Lincoln where youth may be taught arithmetick and all the hands

Main Author: Langton, John
Format: eBook
Published: [London] s.n 1723, [1723?]
Online Access:
Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:Advertisement on p.[1]: A new copy-book of the round-hand, in two sizes. Containing the small letters, minums, capitals, joyning copies and pieces of each size. Composed for the use of publick and private schools, as well as for the use of families. By John Langton, writing-master at Stamford in Lincolnshire. Also another new copy-book in two sizes. of the Italian-hand. Composed for the practice of the female sex, being in the same form and order. Engraven from his original copies, and sold at his school near the free-school in Stamford aforesaid. By the author hereof, all the usual hands of Great Britain, are taught: first and principally the law hands, viz. the square text, the strong sett, or engrossing, with the small setts and secretaries, the exemplifying court, the small and running court; also the sett and common chanceries, with their respective abbreviations applicable to forms of business, required or practicable in the law. Likewise the German text, round text, and round hands, an. - At foot of title page: John Langton inv. et scrip. George Bickham sculp. - Copy filmed at The Eighteenth Century, reel 8149 is imperfect, wanting all letterpress, frontis., title page and 1 other plate. - Date suggested by Heal. - English Short Title Catalog, T147132. - Engraved title page is preceeded by portrait frontis. and 4 pages of letterpress. - Heal, A. English writing-masters, p. 177. - No full stop at end of title. - Reproduction of original from British Library
Physical Description:Online-Ressource ([4] p., [21] leaves of plates) obl. 2°