First Draft of the Opening Poem of Alice in Wonderland

I’ve been doing some experiments with pens, inks, and transcription styles, and I’ve come up with this https://www.dropbox.com/s/3wvmi1q76ziunql/AllInTheGoldenAfternoonLewisCarroll.pdf for your consideration (one sheet as media below). I’m planning to go ahead and write out the rest of “Alice …” in this style, and I’ll watch for comments and suggestions. The purpose is to force myself to write…

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Alice in Wonderland – Anniversary Edition – New Color Scan

I created a brand new color scan of Alice in Wonderland 1931 Anniversary Edition and uploaded it to the Internet Archives library:  http://archive.org/details/AliceInWonderland-PrintedInGreggShorthand-AnniversaryEdition It is much better quality than the version that I previously scanned and put on the Internet Archives Library.   My earlier black and white scan was from a Xerox copy and was…

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Fantasy novels written in Gregg (?)

I heard somewhere, possibly on this blog, that Alice in Wonderland has been written in Gregg. That alone is fantastic (and what a choice! that book threw my mind for loops), but I was hoping to find out if there are others(?). It would be something to have such books in a collection! Does anyone…

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Alice In Wonderland reproduced for about $8

I just received a copy of Alice for about $8 on Amazon…if you’re looking for a copy in “paper-form” instead of digital, it will get the job done for a fraction of a “real copy” Didn’t know if anyone would be interested in this or not, but the scans used are Georgie Gregg Gingell plates….

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1931 Revised Shorthand Plates for Alice In Wonderland

Attached is a comparison of Page 6 of the 1919 and 1931 editions of Alice in Wonderland in Gregg Shorthand. The 1919 Alice in Wonderland Gregg Shorthand edition conformed to the 1916 Pre-Anniversary Gregg Shorthand Manual.  In 1931, the 1919 Shorthand plates were revised to conform to the 1929 Anniversary Gregg Shorthand Manual.  With 154…

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Digitizing Books in Gregg Shorthand

I tried to post all of the links and details here, but this site won’t let me post everything.  Here is a Facebook page link to work that I did to get a few Gregg Shorthand books digitized from library collections.  So far, I paid to digitize: –The Sign of the Four (1919?  The only…

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Alice in Wonderland

The infamous work by Lewis Carroll, in Pre-Anniversary Gregg, downloaded for your reading pleasure from the UC Library: http://www.archive.org/details/aliceinwonderlan00carriala. Attachment: alice-in-wonderland.pdf

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Alice in Wonderland

If anyone is interested, there’s a new listing at abebooks.com for a copy of “Alice in Wonderland” in Gregg, hardcover, described as “very good” condition, for $50.00 + $4.00 shipping.  Seller is Wonderland Books in El Cerrito, CA.  $50.00 is a lot to pay for small book, but it’s not out of line for this…

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