Scottish Handwriting, 1150-1650: An Introduction to the Reading of Documents by Grant G. Simpson
  • Author: Grant G. Simpson
  • Title: Scottish Handwriting, 1150-1650: An Introduction to the Reading of Documents
  • Size PDF ver: 1698 kb
  • Size ePUB ver: 1350 kb
  • Available formats: FB2, EPUB, DJVU
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  • Rating: 3.9 of 5
  • ISBN: 0080284876
  • Publisher: Aberdeen Univ Pr (March 1, 1987)
  • Language: English
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Scottish Handwriting, 1150-1650: An Introduction to the Reading of Documents

Analyzing original documents, this comprehensive guide on Scottish handwriting—the first of its kind in nearly 250 years—offers a true perspective of Scotland’s cultural evolution. Explaining how to tackle early language and abbreviations, this volume incorporates facsimile texts as well as detailed transcripts and commentary. In addition, the historical background of handwriting usage is surveyed and the changing fashions explored. Students, historians, genealogists, and calligraphers alike will all benefit from this history.





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