Reading Early Handwriting 1500-1700

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This 88-page practical guide covers handwriting from 1500 to 1700, illustrated with facsimiles and transcripts of more than 20 documents of types most frequently encountered by researchers. An indispensable resource for local and family historians, it also explains how numbers, currency and measurements were expressed and offers advice on transcribing.


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Manufacturer/Publisher: British Assoc. for Local Hist
Binding: Paperback
Author: Mark Forrest

SKU: 9780948140044