1813 An Introduction to Byrom's Universal English Shorthand
What Our Customers Say...
Early Edition, Illustrated, Leather Binding
The fourth edition.
Byrom invented a system of shorthand in the early 1700s. It was patented in 1740 following his family inheritance. It was officially taught at Oxford and Cambridge, and was used by the clerk of the House of Lords. It marked a significant development in the history of shorthand and was used by Methodism founders John and Charles Wesley.
Illustrated, with a frontispiece and five plates.
Prior owner's inscriptions to the endpapers.
Written by the English stenographer and schoolteacher, Thomas Molineux. This work is a simplified representation of the Byrom system, with a few alterations.
In a quarter morocco binding, with paper covered boards. Externally, generally smart. Rubbing to the joints and extremities. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are generally bright. Prior owner's inscriptions to the endpapers, George Dale. Scattered spots to pages.
Delivery & payment
We send all of our books via courier which is a fully tracked and insured service. In our experience we find this to be the most reliable and quickest form of delivery. Our primary courier is DHL, but we are able to accommodate special requests if required, including postal delivery for items under 2kg. See More Details