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An easy and compendious system of shorthand; adapted to the arts and sciences, and to the learned professions. For the use of schools. Abstracted from the larger edition. By Thomas Sarjeant. [Four lines of verse] Illustrated with ten copperplates.

  • Gurney, Thomas, 1705-1770.
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Also known as

Brachygraphy. Selections


Philadelphia : Printed by T. Lang; sold by T. Dobson, 1792.

Physical description

21,[1]p., [1],X [i.e., IX] leaves of plates : 1 port. ; 120.

References note

ESTC W9395
Evans, 24370
Rink, E. Technical Americana, 1978

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