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Author Billingsley, Martin, 1591-

Title The pen's excellencie, or, The secretaries delight : wherein aswell the abuses wch are offered vnto ye worthines of ye pen by unworthie pen men are trulie dicovered, and ye dignity of ye art it self by ye antiquitie, excellencie & diversitie thereof is breifly demonstrated : together with an insertion of sondrie peeces, or examples, of all ye vsuall hands of England : as also an addition of certaine methodicall observations for writing, making of the pen, holding the pen, &c. / written by Martin Billingsley.

Published [London] : Are to be solde by Wilham Humble, 1641.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 28 leaves of plates : illustrations
Series Early English books online.
Notes Date on frontispiece reads 1648 ; date on title page 1641.
Place of publication suggested by Wing (2nd ed.).
Reproduction of original in: Bodleian Library.
Wing (2nd ed.) B2909A.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1999- (Early English books online) Digital version of: (Early English Books, 1641-1700 ; 2845:2) s1999 miun s.
Subject Penmanship -- Early works to 1800.
Copybooks -- Early works to 1800.
Variant Title Secretaries delight.
Local subject Internet access