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The Practice of Letters

The Hofer Collection of Writing Manuals, 1514-1800

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PAPERBACK

$25.00 • £20.95 • €22.50

ISBN 9780914630180

Publication Date: 03/31/2005

Short

152 pages

8-1/2 x 11 inches

72 illustrations

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  • Foreword
  • Introduction
  • The Hofer Collection of Writing Manuals
    • 1. Italy—Sixteenth Century
    • 2. Spain—Sixteenth Century
    • 3. France—Sixteenth Century
    • 4. Netherlands—Sixteenth Century
    • 5. Germany and Switzerland—Sixteenth Century
    • 6. Italy—Seventeenth Century
    • 7. Spain—Seventeenth Century
    • 8. France—Seventeenth Century
    • 9. Netherlands—Seventeenth Century
    • 10. Germany—Seventeenth Century
    • 11. Great Britain—Seventeenth Century
    • 12. Italy—Eighteenth Century
    • 13. Spain and Portugal—Eighteenth Century
    • 14. France—Eighteenth Century
    • 15. Netherlands—Eighteenth Century
    • 16. Germany, Switzerland, and Austria—Eighteenth Century
    • 17. Great Britain—Eighteenth Century
    • 18. United States—Eighteenth Century
  • Cited References
  • Index of Writing Masters
  • Index of Engravers

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