Presented for your consideration is this rare antique calligraphy book. The book was originally designed to be an autograph book but was used as a calligraphy and penmanship book.
All of the letters and names in the book are hand written and there are several beautifully details hand drawn pictures throughout the book as well. Some of the names in the book are: M. Nelson of Independence, Kansas, J. Thomas of Sheridan, Montana, J. Harryman of Okawill, Illinois, G.
Only one letter is in the book and the rest of the signatures bare sayings like "Yours Truly" and Compliments. The 27 page book is finished with a green, velvet cover. The book dates to 1889 and is guaranteed to be antique and original.
The handwriting and drawings in this book are so elegant that they are breathtaking! A rare find that would make a great addition to any general antique collection! Light fading and wear is on the cover. Light tearing is along the right hand edge of the title page and a another tear is in one page toward the back. Two pages in the middle have some light staining along the spine.Typical wear from age and use. Free of any significant damage. Overall in VERY GOOD condition for its age.
Please refer to the photos for the best details. Measures 7 1/2" long, 6 1/4" wide and 3/4 thick. Please take a look at our photos and feel free to message us with any questions. These charges are the buyers responsibility. We do not mark merchandise values below value or mark items as gifts - US and International government regulations prohibit such behavior.
This item is being offered by: The Hitching Post Antiques Mall. We are located 2 miles west of beautiful Tecumseh, Michigan, on M-50 near the intersection of M-52. Our store operates seven days a week, 361 days a year, during the hours of 10:00 a. - Your Friends at the Hitching Post Antiques Mall. Please check out my other items.
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The item "RARE 1889 Antique CALLIGRAPHY Hand Written AUTOGRAPH BOOK Penmanship BIRDS" is in sale since Saturday, March 17, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Paper\Ephemera\1800-99". The seller is "hitchingpostantiques" and is located in Tecumseh, Michigan. This item can be shipped worldwide.