BOOK001 Il Pennino, Lacroux and Van Cleem, copyright 1988. Softcover with slipcase, 218 pages, Italy. Entire text is printed in Italian. Excellent color photos throughout of early writing instruments. Pencil Cases, Quill cutters, penners, pen knives, quill cutters, dip pens, Perry factory in Birmingham, Sir Josiah Mason's Steel Pen Manufactory, Gillott's, Perry, Brandauer & many other steel pen boxes and advertising. Nib Cards from Blanzy, Poure & Cie, B&W photos of early pen manufacturing, pen stamping, threading nibs to card, etc. Pen diagrams.