Oct 14, 2021 - Sale 2582

Sale 2582 - Lot 55

Price Realized: $ 1,560
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 300 - $ 500
Italian Manuscript Writing Manual.
Esemplare di Caratteri Moderni.

[Italy, 19th century].

Oblong oversized folio containing eighteen of nineteen sheets demonstrating ornate handwriting, penwork, and calligraphy, including vignette drawings incorporating figures, cupids, dogs, cats, birds, eagles, a lion; looping fancy penmanship, and examples of different hands, samples of calling cards, and other material; each page numbered, lacking leaf fifteen; bound in contemporary paper-covered boards, 16 1/2 x 12 in. [together with] a professionally written letter in a fine hand from the same period inserted.