ARTE NUEVA DE ESCRIBIR. Francisco Xavier de Santiago Palomares.
ARTE NUEVA DE ESCRIBIR.
ARTE NUEVA DE ESCRIBIR.
ARTE NUEVA DE ESCRIBIR.

ARTE NUEVA DE ESCRIBIR.

(Calligraphy).

Inventada por el Insigne Maestro Pedro Diaz Morante, e Ilustrada con Muestras nuevas, y varios discursos conducentes al verdadero Magisterio de Primeras Letras

  • Madrid: Antonio de Sancha, 1776.
  • small folio
  • modern wrappers
  • (iv) xxviii, 136 pages

Price: $2,000.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 96419

First edition. Forty engraved plates of calligraphic specimens. "Influential text, the result of a commission to design a more efficient national script." (Harvard/Becker 141. Bonacini 1353; Berlin 5248; Cotarelo y Mori II, 145; Palau 210612, 299945). Includes engraved additional title, lacking errata leaf. Spine cracked completely through; blank lower outer corner of letterpress title restored. With fore edge trimmed, minor soiling on some plates, page 136 torn in several places, and plate 33 wormed (probably supplied from another copy).