The Hand-Book to Autographs: Being a Ready Guide to the Handwriting of Distinguished Men and Women of every Nation. Designed for the Use of Literary Men, Autography Collectors, and Others. FREDERICK G. NETHERCLIFT.

The Hand-Book to Autographs: Being a Ready Guide to the Handwriting of Distinguished Men and Women of every Nation. Designed for the Use of Literary Men, Autography Collectors, and Others.

Publisher: London: John Russell Smith, 1862.
Edition: First edition.
Condition: Edges slightly rubbed; fine copy.
Book ID: 20043

Description

8vo, modern red half morocco, red cloth sides, gilt rules and lettering, a.e.g.

Comments

¶ Facsimiles of the holograph of hundreds of prominent English and European figures, alphabetically arranged, with a biographical index by Richard Sims of the British Museum. Netherclift collaborated with Sims and others on several similar works about autographs, and in the introduction here gives an outline of the history of autograph collecting and books about it.

Price: $400.00

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