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1 OSLEY, A.S., ed. FAIRBANK, Alfred Calligraphy and Palaeography : Essays Presented to Alfred Fairbank on his Seventieth Birthday. 1st in dj.
Faber, London, 1965, 
OSLEY, A.S., ed. Calligraphy and Palaeography : Essays Presented to Alfred Fairbank on his Seventieth Birthday . Edited by A.S. Osley. London: Faber and Faber, (1965). First UK Printing. Pp. [i]-xxiii,(1),[1]-287,(1), frontis., + 48 p. of plates. Includes textual illustrations and calligraphic examples. Illustrated. Large 8vo, navy blue cloth with gilt lettered red title block to spine. "A collection of twenty-seven essays ... [presented to] one of the most distinguished calligraphers of our time and pioneer of the revival of italic handwriting", with section headings including: "A Scholar Penman", "Mainly Palaeographical", "Arrighi and His Contemporaries", "Some Writing Masters", "Precept and Practice", "The Spread of Modern Italic", and "Pen to Paper"; as well as a collection of articles reprinted from The Bulletin and Journal of the Society for Italic Handwriting. A bit musty, all edges lightly spotted, name stamp to ffep, else vg in rubbed, nicked, corner-trimmed (but not price-clipped), rear-panel-spotted dj. 50.00

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