pages from 'The Writing Pen..', which was designed by Felice Polanzani and published in Rome in 1768 by PG Samonati. This copybook consists of a title page and nineteen engraved plates featuring alphabets and writing samples reflecting contemporary business and letter styles. It may have been aimed at clerks and office worker-types of the day, who could practice their handwriting using the commercial letter and fine cursive samples as models.

pages from 'The Writing Pen..', which was designed by Felice Polanzani and published in Rome in 1768 by PG Samonati. This copybook consists of a title page and nineteen engraved plates featuring alphabets and writing samples reflecting contemporary business and letter styles. It may have been aimed at clerks and office worker-types of the day, who could practice their handwriting using the commercial letter and fine cursive samples as models.

We could engrave things onto the bath bomb with a toothpick or other sharp object before it dries to make it original and unique.

We could engrave things onto the bath bomb with a toothpick or other sharp object before it dries to make it original and unique.

armor..although this is lovely, in the age of King Arthur the companion knights' armour would have been leather.  Decorative, but not metal.

armor..although this is lovely, in the age of King Arthur the companion knights' armour would have been leather. Decorative, but not metal.

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Details about Les Avantures de Telemaque, 1742, Salignac, 12 engraved plates, plus folding map

Les-Avantures-de-Telemaque-1742-Salignac-12-engraved-plates-plus-folding-map

pair sgraffito and relief carving to create image like the beautiful botanical stamp-angie lewin

pair sgraffito and relief carving to create image like the beautiful botanical stamp-angie lewin

Colour engraving of Campanule clochette by P.J Redouté from 'Choix des plus belle fleurs' published in 1827. The publication contains 144 colour plates of flowers with some including insects and is dedicated to the princesses Louise and Marie d'Orléans. Creator: Redouté, Pierre-Joseph (1759-1840) (Artist). Date: 1827

Colour engraving of Campanule clochette by P.J Redouté from 'Choix des plus belle fleurs' published in 1827. The publication contains 144 colour plates of flowers with some including insects and is dedicated to the princesses Louise and Marie d'Orléans. Creator: Redouté, Pierre-Joseph (1759-1840) (Artist). Date: 1827

Les-Avantures-de-Telemaque-1742-Salignac-12-engraved-plates-plus-folding-map

Details about Les Avantures de Telemaque, 1742, Salignac, 12 engraved plates, plus folding map

Les-Avantures-de-Telemaque-1742-Salignac-12-engraved-plates-plus-folding-map

<p>An Economical Action Star Bronze and Gold Horse Icon Award with room for an Engraving Plate</p>

<p>An Economical Action Star Bronze and Gold Horse Icon Award with room for an Engraving Plate</p>

Book title: Paul and Virginia Saint-Pierre, Bernardin. Paul and Virginia. Translated from the French by Helen Maria Williams. London, Printed for John Sharpe, Picadilly, 1819. Engraved plates. 12mo, full contemporary red straight-grain morocco, blind and gilt tooling on sides, gilt tooled back, gilt edges. In a cloth slip case. With a painting concealed under the fore-edge, depicting surf on a rocky coast. With a Willis Vickery bookplate.

Book title: Paul and Virginia Saint-Pierre, Bernardin. Paul and Virginia. Translated from the French by Helen Maria Williams. London, Printed for John Sharpe, Picadilly, 1819. Engraved plates. 12mo, full contemporary red straight-grain morocco, blind and gilt tooling on sides, gilt tooled back, gilt edges. In a cloth slip case. With a painting concealed under the fore-edge, depicting surf on a rocky coast. With a Willis Vickery bookplate.

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