Pittsfield, MA: Knowles and Maxim, 1884. 4to (11 ½ x 9 in.) in cloth. Ex-libris of Hudson Maxim. Good condition with some cracking on front color, gold ink has worn away some tears and pieces of spine missing from top and bottom, cracking throughout. tears along exterior of some pages within yellowing commensurate with age. Item #4080
Hudson Maxim’s personal copy of the book. Maxim and Knowles display several scripts with guides on how to complete each letter along with a number of complex designs and flourishes to feature with your writing.