Italian penmanship manual from the studio of Giuseppe Favaloro, 1878.
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Fantasia, by Giuseppe Ferrini, 1902. This example and all of the other lettering manuals below are from the Giò Fuga Typefoundry blog, where there is a wealth of information on the subject of teaching penmanship in Italy.
Giovanni Mundici, 1914
Francesco La Manna, 1920. Interior page below.
Giovanni Tonso, 1899
Giuseppe Ferrini, 1902