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Type Ornament Tuesday

Absolutely beautiful type ornament decoration in this Hebrew grammar book printed for Harvard students in 1763. Note the creative use of U’s and V’s, and even two question marks! (Can you find them?)

Sewall, Stephen, 1734-1804.   An Hebrew grammar / collected chiefly from those of Israel Lyons … and Richard Grey … to which is subjoined a praxis, taken from the sacred classics, and containing a specimen of the whole Hebrew language ; with a sketch of the Hebrew poetry, as retrieved by Bishop Hare.  Boston : Printed by R. and S. Draper, for … the President and Fellows of Harvard College, 1763.