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Palaeography German decorative writing 17th century
[b]Title[/b]: German decorative writing. 17th century a?? from facsimiles executed in the Imperial Office of Vienna. Pl. XV
Four ornate capital letters from illuminated German manuscripts.
[b]From[/b]: The Origin and Progress of the Art of Writing, by Henry Noel Humphreys. Published in 1868 by William Mackenzie, Glasgow, Edinburgh & London.
[b]Subtitle[/b]: A number of specimens of the writing of all ages, and a series of facsimiles from autograph letters from the fifteenth to the nineteenth century.
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