- Scranton, PA: International Textbook Company, 1903.
- original half leather over pebbled cloth covered boards, five raised bands, gilt lettering on spine, all edges speckled red
- variously paginated
Price: $100.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 134259
First edition of this very rare work on Show-Card production. 4 Major Sections. Pages Of Heavy Glossy Stock. String Binding. Smudges And Slight Foxing On Page Margins. No Markings; Index Pages And Back Hard Boards Have Pulled Away From Spine. Brown Leather Boards With Worn And Frayed Corners And Edges. Extensive Rubbing; Portions Of Outer Leather Are Worn Away Revealing Inner Cardboard. Entire Outer Leather Spine Is Excised Revealing Inner Fabric. Section Headings Are: Show-Card Writing; Show-Card Design And Ornament; Letter Formation. Numerous Full Page Illustrations, Advertisements, Alphabet Designs; Fonts, And Scripts Fill Many Pages. Narrative Sections Include Themes Of: Purpose Of The Course; How To Become An Expert Card Writer; Colors; Brushes; Materials; Elements Of Lettering; Component Parts Of A Letter; Spacing; Shading; Classification Of Letters; Illuminated Capitals; Brush Work; Elementary Lines And Curves; Methods And Application; Dry Colors; Letters; Mounting; Manifolding; Store And Window Signs; Outside Signs; Card Hangers; Punctuation; Rules For Punctuation; Designing; Supplementary Alphabets; Various Styles And Application; Freehand Alphabets; Capitals; Lower Case; Numerals; Scripts;; Upper And Lower Case Lettering, Etc.
Head of spine moderatly worn with section lacking. Minor shelfwear and rubbing to extremities. Overall great condition.