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Order Nr. 68991 AN ELEGANT HAND, THE GOLDEN AGE OF AMERICAN PENMANSHIP & CALLIGRAPHY. William...
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AN ELEGANT HAND, THE GOLDEN AGE OF AMERICAN PENMANSHIP & CALLIGRAPHY.

Edited by Paul Melzer
New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, (2012). 4to. cloth, dust jacket. 320 pages. Edited by Paul Melzer. This work chronicles the history of the Golden Age of American penmanship and calligraphy. The author guides the reader through the lives and careers of some of the most important American penmen, including Platt Rogers Spencer, the Father of American Handwriting, and Spencer's gifted student, George A. Gaskell, whose books and periodicals reached hundreds of thousands of students..... READ MORE

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Foreword by Delbert Tysdal vii 
Editors Preface by Paul Melzer ix 
Introduction by Ross Green 1
1. Platt Rogers Spencer 5 
2. George A. Gaskell 18 
3. Louis Madarasz 27 
4. William E. Dennis 53 
5. Austin Norman Palmer 126 
6. Francis B. Courtney 153 
7. William C. Henning 
Part 1 213
Part 2 222
Part 3 230 
Afterword by Bette Henning 277 
Appendix: Getting Started by WIlliam C. Henning 279 
Glossary by Ross Green 289 
Index 303