Detail View: LUNA: Folger Digital Image Collection: The compleat writing master : a copy book, furnished with all the most usefull hands now practised by the best artists in London

Digital Image File Name: 
62727
Source Call Number: 
260-937q
Source Creator: 
Cocker, Edward, 1631-1675.
Source Title: 
The compleat writing master : a copy book, furnished with all the most usefull hands now practised by the best artists in London
Source Created or Published: 
1670
Physical Description: 
1st engraved plate, "The young clerks president"
Digital Image Type: 
FSL collection
HAMNET CATALOG RECORD: 
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Creator (Hamnet): 
Cocker, Edward, 1631-1675.
Title (Hamnet): 
The compleat writing master : a copy book, furnished with all the most usefull hands now practised by the best artists in London : together with such plain and easie directions for young learners, that they may in a short time (without the help of a teacher) fit themselves for any trade or imployment whatsoever : with directions for the making of all sorts of knots or flourishes / invented, written, and engraven by E. Cocker.
Place of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet): 
London :
Publisher (Hamnet): 
Printed for Tho. Basset at the George neer Cliffords Inn in Fleetstreet, and Robert Pawlet at the Bible in Chancery-Lane,
Date of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet): 
1670.
Physical Description (Hamnet): 
[3], 13 p., [15] leaves of plates (1 folded) : ill. (copper-plate engravings) ; 16 x 19 cm. (4to)
Subject (Hamnet): 
Writing books -- England -- London -- 1670.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Illustrated works -- England -- London -- 1670.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Penmanship, English -- Early works to 1800.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Macclesfield, Earls of, former owner.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Bassett, Thomas, bookseller, bookseller.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Pawlet, Robert, d. 1683, bookseller.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Signatures: pi1 A⁴ B⁴(-B4). Oblong quarto with vertical chainlines.
Notes (Hamnet): 
An added engraved title page introduces the section of plates: The young clerk's president : a copy-book containing examples of all hands proper to clerk-ship, and directions peculiar to all those hands : with diagrams for the making of knots / invented, written, and engraven by Edward Cocker ; sold by Robert Crofts at the Crown in Chancery Lane, 1664.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Even page numbers are on the rectos.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Not in ESTC (RLIN) 2006.08.25
Notes (Hamnet): 
Not in Wing (2nd ed.); see C4832b.
Folger Holdings Notes (Hamnet): 
In contemporary quarter vellum case binding with reinforced blue paper boards; 13th plate bound upside down; spine title "Cocker's copy-book." Ms. practice letterforms on one leaf. Provenance: armorial bookplate (motto: "Sapere aude") of the Earls of Macclesfield's "South Library" at Shirburn Castle, shelfmark 168.C.24, and blind stamp of Macclesfield crest.
Call Number (Hamnet): 
260- 937q