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16th century writing masters

Italian and other writing masters of the 16th century include

  • Giovannantonio Tagliente, who wrote Lo presente libro (1524).
  • Ludovico Vincentino degli Arrighi aka Vincentino, who wrote La Operina (1524), and Il modo de Temperare le Penne (1525).
  • Giovambattista Palatino, who penned Libro nuovo d'imparare a scrivere (1540, 1545) and Compendio del gran volume (1566).
  • Giovan Francesco Cresci, who published Essemplare (1560) and Il Perfetto Scrittore (1570).
  • Francisco Lucas from Spain, who wrote Arte de Escrevir (1571).
  • Gerardus Mercator, who is known for his maps as well as his Literarum Latinarum, quas Italicas cursoriasque vocant, scribendarum ratio (1540).
  • Jean de Beauchesne who published Le Tresor d' Escriture in Lyon in 1580.

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