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Books: Course in Pitman Shorthand

Books: Course in Pitman Shorthand

There was a time when bookstores and office supply shops had rows of books on shorthand systems. These days, you won’t find any in a regular bookstore, although a handful of titles are available online. This book, available from Amazon, is one of those “print-on-demand” publications, where the publishers, Kessinger, have taken an old title […]

November 29th, 2010 | Posted in Books, New | Read More »

Books: Teach Yourself Shorthand – Pitman New Era

Books: Teach Yourself Shorthand – Pitman New Era

Teach Yourself Shorthand: Pitman New Era. Teach Yourself Books. 182 pages. This book, by an uncredited author, has been around a lo-o-o-ong time. It was first published in 1949, and has been reprinted many times since then, with a wide variety of covers, but mostly the same text inside. It’s an easy book to find, […]

November 29th, 2010 | Posted in Books, New | Read More »

Books: Pitman New Era Shorthand – Anniversary Edition – O’Dea

Books: Pitman New Era Shorthand – Anniversary Edition – O’Dea

Pitman New Era Shorthand Anniversary Edition by Audrey O’Dea, Joan Sykes, Julie Watson and Pamela Williams. 152 pages. This is one of the more recent Pitman books around, and you can still find new copies for sale on some sites. It was first published in 1988, and my edition (shown right) came out in 1992. […]

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