Modern Alphabets

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A sample of past treasures

This book offers many character sets with three dimensional effects. Others have surface decoration on simple silhouettes. One is made of tree branches.


Forty-eight example pages

The author intended this book for "draughtsmen, surveyors, masons, decorative painters, lithographers, engravers, carvers &c. &c." A substantial collection of lettering, and several of his own original designs are augmented by "analysis of the roman and old English alphabets, large, small, and numerals."

Facsimile copy of F Delamotte: Examples of Modern Alphabets Plain and Ornamental, Crosby Lockwood and Son, London 1913. The book was first published in 1859.


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