1903 Business Letter Writer, Manual of Commercial Correspondence and Punctuation, Business Writing, Penmanship, Antique Book, Business Guide

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1903 Business Letter Writer, Manual of Commercial Correspondence and Punctuation, Business Writing, Penmanship, Antique Book, Business Guide

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Vintage from the 1900s

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1903 Business Letter Writer: A Manual of Commercial Correspondence and Punctuation, D.L. Musselman Publishing, Business Writing, Penmanship, Antique Book, Guide

The Revised Edition of Business Letter Writer: A Manual of Commercial Correspondence and Punctuation was a text book for business college. The 112-page textbook provides guidelines for everyday business writing and includes hints on typewriting and proofreading. Originally published 1886 by D. L. Musselman Publishing of Quincy, Illinois, this revised edition was published in 1903. Topics covered include penmanship, materials, structure and things to be avoided.

The hardcover, red book contains beautiful penmanship examples, sample letters, practice exercises and proofreaders marks. The manual measures 5.475” wide by 7.75” tall and .5 inches thick.

CONDITION: There is significant damage to the book’s outside covers and spine including worn edges, tears and stains. The inside covers also show signs of moisture damage. The pages are still sewn together but are separating from the book spine.

To a collector, The Business Letter Writer provides great history and insights. To the artist, the typography and penmanship give this antique book its appeal and value.
1903 Business Letter Writer: A Manual of Commercial Correspondence and Punctuation, D.L. Musselman Publishing, Business Writing, Penmanship, Antique Book, Guide

The Revised Edition of Business Letter Writer: A Manual of Commercial Correspondence and Punctuation was a text book for business college. The 112-page textbook provides guidelines for everyday business writing and includes hints on typewriting and proofreading. Originally published 1886 by D. L. Musselman Publishing of Quincy, Illinois, this revised edition was published in 1903. Topics covered include penmanship, materials, structure and things to be avoided.

The hardcover, red book contains beautiful penmanship examples, sample letters, practice exercises and proofreaders marks. The manual measures 5.475” wide by 7.75” tall and .5 inches thick.

CONDITION: There is significant damage to the book’s outside covers and spine including worn edges, tears and stains. The inside covers also show signs of moisture damage. The pages are still sewn together but are separating from the book spine.

To a collector, The Business Letter Writer provides great history and insights. To the artist, the typography and penmanship give this antique book its appeal and value.

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