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Modern Alphabets

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.

Ornamental alphabets, 150 years ago

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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