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PALUZIE Y CANTALOZELLA, Esteban (1806-1873). Arte epistolar. Para facilitar la lectura de los manuscritosá los niños y adultos. Barcelona: By the Author, 1845.
4o (204 x 148 mm). Lithographed reproduction of manuscripts; prospectus for the author's Paleographia Catalana bound as flyleaves before and after text. Contemporary vellum (covers slightly bowed). Provenance: purchased from Emil Offenbacher, 1 October 1959.
FIRST EDITION, consisting of specimens of a diverse selection of handwritings, reproduced in lithography. It was published for the purpose of fascilitating the reading of manuscripts to children and adults. Palau 210851 ("sin disputa el más popular de España en el siglo pasado y del que se han hecho más ediciones").
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