§ MACAULAY (Aulay). Polygraphy or short-hand made easy to the meanest capacity; being an universal character fitted to all languages... London, the author, 1747.
In-12 half calf, spine with raised bands, red mar. title p. on spine, manuscript title label on first cover (contemporary binding).
Fully engraved book with a frontispiece, a title leaf (hand signed on verso by the author), VIII-119 pp.
Used binding if not a good copy of this rare work constituting a precursor manual of polygraphy, an abbreviated method of writing, the ancestor of stenography.
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