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Author: Panke, William.
Title: A most breefe, easie and plaine receite for faire writing. Wherin the author being well acquainted with the causes, which in these daies hinders it, hath for the good of his cuntrie, so distinguished and broken euery perticular letter for the true making thereof, and so perfectly and plainely shewed the ready way of true ioyning the same. Both for the roman and secretary handes, as any one of ordinarye yeres and capacity, not hindring any other busines, may at his idle times by his own priuate practise, in short time attaine to write, to serue very good vses either in office or otherwise.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2011 December (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: A most breefe, easie and plaine receite for faire writing. Wherin the author being well acquainted with the causes, which in these daies hinders it, hath for the good of his cuntrie, so distinguished and broken euery perticular letter for the true making thereof, and so perfectly and plainely shewed the ready way of true ioyning the same. Both for the roman and secretary handes, as any one of ordinarye yeres and capacity, not hindring any other busines, may at his idle times by his own priuate practise, in short time attaine to write, to serue very good vses either in office or otherwise.
Panke, William.

At London: Printed by E[dward] A[llde] for Iohn Perin, and are to be solde in Paules Churchyard at the signe of the Angell, [1591]
Notes:
"To the reader" signed and dated: Vltimo Septembris. 1591. W. Panke.
Printer's name from STC.
Signatures: A.
With spaces left for examples to be added by hand (filled in in only copy known).
The last leaf is blank.
Identified as STC 19172+ on UMI microfilm.
Reproduction of a photostat of the original in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.
Subject terms:
Penmanship -- Early works to 1800.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A08893.0001.001

Contents
title page
To the right Worshipfull my sin∣guler good Maister, M. Thomas Powle Esquire, one of the sixe Clarkes of her Maie∣sties most honourable Courte of Chauncery. W. P. wisheth all happines with increase of spirituall blessinges in the greatest measure.
To the Reader.
First I haue thought good to begin with the breaking of eue∣ry perticular letter.
NOw that I haue shewed you the breaking and making of euery perticular letter in the crosse rowe, it is as necessary to shewe you how to ioyne and set them in their order.
For the Roman hand.
The Distinguishing of Letters.
The making of the Letters.