Josephus Champion Artis Scriptoriae et Arithmetics nec non-Ration um Mercatoriarum Professor.Not sweeter Force the Orator bestous, Than Words receive when, by they happy Art, When, from his Lips the graceful period flows, Charming the Eye, they slide into the Heart. Lockman.
Copper engraving, rare. 240 x 165mm. 9½ x 6½". Trimmed to plate and mounted with paper edge.
Joseph Champion (1709-1765), writing master, St. Paul's School, wrote “The Parallel or Comparative Penmanship” 1750, “The Living Hands” 1762 and was a large contributor of full rounded script calligraphy to George Bickham's work. See ref: 11155.
[Ref: 24721] £160.00