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The forming of letters and words by hand.

This term has 17,193 records attributed within our system.

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Broader Terms used

writing (processes)

Equivalent Terms used



12yrs ago

Connected records

PM 316-2003


Publisher: Officina Bodoni

MS 2-2003


Writer: Cohen, Herman

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