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Nova arte de escrever :
offerecida ao principe nosso senhor, para instrucçaõ da mocidade /
composta por Antonio Jacintho de Araujo, professor d'escripta, e arithmetica ...



Main Author: Araujo, Antonio Jacinto de, d. 1797.
Related Names: Godinho, Manuel da Silva 1751?-, Costa, José Lúcio da 1763-, Ferreira, Jerónimo de Barros 1750-1803.
Language(s): Portuguese
Published: Lisboa : Na officina de Antonio Gomes, M.DCC.XC.IV [1794]
Subjects: Alphabets > Alphabets / Early works to 1800.
Penmanship > Penmanship / Early works to 1800.
Copybooks > Copybooks / Early works to 1800.
Writing books > Writing books / Portugal > Writing books / Portugal / 18th century.
Note: Letterpress text in double columns, with t.p. and each page of text within double rule border.
Engraved title vignette of the Portuguese royal arms; woodcut architectural initials, tailpieces.
Some engravings signed by Lucio da Costa and Godinho.
The engraved leaves are signed by Araujo and dated sequentially from 1783 to 1790.
The 25 leaves consist of an engraved allegory of Lisbon after a design by Jeronymo de Barros Ferreira, an added engraved title, and 23 engraved writing samples.
Final page blank.
Physical Description: 25, [1] p., 25 leaves of plates : ill. ; 28 x 41 cm. (fol.)
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