and blue “ighest”
(detail, reoriented, back cover)
ex S(amuel) B(enoni) Beal. Plain Directions for Making and Fixing Paper Texts or Emblems, to decorate churches or rooms: with explanations of their significance.
Fourth Edition, revised and enlarged. London, 1868
Bodleian copy, digitized April 25, 2007
epigram from p 25 (in a chapter on lettering).
blue; celestial alphabet; emblematics; something in the distance
S. B. Beal, Plain Directions (1868)