Universal Classic Manuscripts Vol II


Title page and images from Universal Classic Manuscripts (volume II) by George F. Walker, M.A., assistant keeper of manuscripts at the British Museum, published by M. Walter Dunne in 1901.

This large book (I have both volumes) consists of fac-simile reproductions of famous people’s handwriting.

[picture: Ornate and Pretentious Title Page]

Ornate and Pretentious Title Page

The title page of Universal Classic Manscripts is made to look like an alabaster funeral monument on the wall of a cathedral, with ornater fed and gold filigree work topped by a coat of arms of the UK with the lion and the unicorn as [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Charles Dickens: Letter Written the Day before His Death]

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