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The Funny Alphabet (ca.1850)

A delightful little alphabet book in which the letters are made up from acrobatically contorted bodies, and the accompanying text from often as equally contorted rh…more

The Proper Art of Writing (1655)

A 17th century German book on the art of writing. A great range of different styles are represented seemingly increasing in elaborateness, and also illegibility, as…more

An Alphabet of History (1905)

An Alphabet of History, the words by Wilbur D. Nesbit, the pictures by Ellsworth Young; 1905; Paul Elder and Company Publishers, San Francisco. “Who frets about t…more