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JACKSON'S New Style VERTICAL WRITING Copy Books
In a Series of Eight Books, beautifully Engraved on Copper. Written and Compiled by JOHN JACKSON, F.E.I.S., M.C.P., Author of A Practical Arithmetic on an entirely New Method,' &c.; Principal, Collegiate School, Willesden, N.W.
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One hundred and eighteen Prizes will be awarded at Midsummer. First Prize 25. Teachers should write for particulars, and enter their pupils as early as possible. Syllabus, Prize List, &c., on application to the Publishers.
PROFESSIONAL OPINIONS. 'I can strongly recommend Mr. Jackson's new style of “The natural system of writing.'-(Rev.) E. P. Roe, LL.D. vertical writing. –The LORD PRIMATE OF IRELAND.
'It can be more readily acquired than the orthodox • The specimens are of great excellence.'-General GAMBLE, War Office.
system.'--Thos. SMITH, Capt., H.M. Inspector of Schools, "The method only needs to be tried either by writers or
Admiralty Department. teachers of writing to be very largely adopted.'-W. A.
* The legibility is perfect. I am exceedingly anxious SPAFFORD, M.A., Principal, B. and F.S.S. Training College, to introduce it into my school.' Darlington.
Mrs. E. CRANFIELD, B.S., Fulham, S.W. We prefer your Copy-books to those of any other • Needs less supervision than any other style with which sistem.'- Dr. CASARTELLI, The Prefect of Studies, St. I am acquainted.' Bede's College, Manchester.
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• Very valuable as an antidote to the ill-effects of writing quickness can be with certainty secured.'-John W. TATE, German.-R. A. J. Nixon, M.A., Belfast. Beethoven Street, B.S., London. * Especially useful in the Civil Service Examinations, in
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