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Writing-Tables and Table-Books

H.R. Woudhuysen (notes)


On the occasion of the British Library's purchase from the collection of Colonel W. A. Potter of the only known copy of a set of writing tables (or pocket notebook) issued by John Hammond and published in 1618, this paper describes this new acquisition and and surveys references to writing tables and table books in the literature of the time.

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