Books come at my call and return when I desire them; they are never out of humor and they answer all my questions with readiness . . .

- Francesco Petrarca

Category for "Terminology"

Rare Books & Manuscripts: Terminology

Descriptive Definitions Manuscripts: Autograph letter signed –  entire letter and signature is in the hand of the author. Letter signed –  only the signature is in the hand of the author. The body of the text is in the hand of a secretary. Typed letter signed – only the signature is in the hand of the author. The body of the letter is[...]

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