[Copybook. by BLUNDELL, William.

[Copybook. by BLUNDELL, William.
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~ [Copybook. Sussex, 1868].

Manuscript, 4to (235 × 185 mm), pp. [40]. Some staining, usually towards gutter. Original marbled wrappers.

A typical Victorian handwriting copybook, devoting a page to each letter of the alphabet, with a single sentence, phrase or word repeated over several lines, the text of varying size. ‘All thy commandments are righteousness’; ‘Be ye angry and sin not’; ‘Fulminate’; ‘Knowledge is Power’, ‘Mathematician’; ‘Obrometer’, ‘Vice is attended with sorrow’; ‘X begins no word in the English language’. The sequence is broken in two places, with 2 pages of elementary mathematical exercises, and the last page is signed ‘William Blundell June 29th 1868 in Sussex’.

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