Standard phonographic visitor, vol. IV

New York: Andrew J. Graham, 1869. 12mo, pp. [2], 622, with 52 weekly issues, from July 1869 to July 1870, each 12 pp. with 8 pp of standard type and 4 pp. of lithographed shorthand text, until issue 47 at which point the format changes to 12 pp. of shorthand only. Articles consist of correspondence, critique of rival shorthand systems, testimonials of success, and the occasional novel social or scientific comment. Bound together with title page in publisher's green cloth, gilt-ruled spine, light rubbing to extremities,mild creasing, near fine. Graham's system of "Standard Phonography" was one of the largest competitors to the Pitman system, and was derived from Pitman. He published a number of periodicals advertising his system. "The Visitor" ran from 1863-1871. Westby-Gibson p. 79. Item #55735

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