A double-sided lettering chart/poster culled from a series of lessons that appeared in the 1930s/'40s Speedball textbook "Modern Lettering and Poster Design". The Hunt Pen Company was the manufacturer of Speedball pens, inks, linoleum cutters and Boston pencil sharpeners. The how-to lettering textbooks were an early and essential resource for designers and sign painters. The famous Speedball lettering textbooks were published throughout the 20th century and it was in its 23rd edition as of 1999.
Chart No. 2 explores single stroke Gothic alphabets lettered with style B or F-B Speedball pens and Chart No. 5 covers Old English, a single stroke text alphabet made with the size #1 style C Speedball pen. Item #863.
Condition: Very Good, light yellowing to paper.