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Category: All Categories: Arts: Applied: Calligraphy
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Aria, Barbara; Russell Eng Gon  
Publisher: San Francisco Chronicle, 1992.
Calligraphy by Russell Eng Gon; 96 pages. Very good condition in a very good dust jacket.

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Baker, Arthur  
Celtic Hand: Stroke By Stroke (Irish Half-Uncial from The Book of Kells) An Arthur Baker Calligraphy Manual
Publisher: Dover New York, 1983.
Trade softcvoer in stapled, illustrated stiff Dover wraps with green background, 4to. 46pp. 38 full-page illustrations, 8 figures in instructions. Introduction by William Hogarth. Fine. Very mild toning to white background of rear wrap only. Else as new: bright, sharp and unmarked. Neither remainder no exlib. ISBN: 0486243362. Paperback Fine

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Barrass, Gordon S.  
The Art of Calligraphy in Modern China.

Publisher: Berkeley: University of California Press, 2002..
1st ed. 288 pp. AS New. Hard Cover. ISBN: calligraphy

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Drogin, Marc.  
Calligraphy of the Middle Ages and how to do it / Marc Drogin.

Publisher: Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications, 1998..
91 p. : illus. ; 27.5 cm. Originally published: Yours truly, King Arthur. New York : Taplinger Pub. Co., 1982. Slightly altered. Stock# 41,123x. Fine, new from publisher. Includes bibliographical references (p. 91). Calligraphy, Medieval Paleography Europe, Western.

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Étiemble, René / Etiemble, Rene, 1909-2002.  
L'écriture / ecriture.

Publisher: Paris, Gallimard [6 mars 1973]. Coll. Idées 280.
160, [2], [26] p.; 18 cm. This work by the French expert on the Chinese language and author of Parlez-Vous Franglais? includes chapters on Chinese and Arabic calligraphy and suggestions for an international transcription for proper names. Paper; pages darkened; good+. Stock#21952.

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Fairbank, A. J. & R. W. Hunt.  
Humanistic Script of the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries.

Publisher: Bodleian Library, Oxford [1960]. Bodleian Picture Book 12.
8 p., 24 plates; 22 cm. "The handwriting of Renaissance scribes, scholars, and English royalty may seem but a facet of remote history, archaic and somewhat strange, though affording interest by the texts and historic associations and pleasure by the patterning of calligraphy. Yet the Renaissance scripts have a vital bearing on the alphabets of today, for they are still a source of inspiration and are studied for what may be learned of the standards and principles of letter-design." Printed wraps worn; VG. Leicester Bradner's copy with his pencil notes. Stock#21319.

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Fairbank, Alfred  
A Book of Scripts

Publisher: Baltimore, Penguin Books, [1960].
Revised ed. 38p. + illus. 64 plates of historical script through the middle ages, the renaissance and modern era. A King Penguin. Hardcover Good condition chipped d.j. fair

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Gillon, Edmund Vincent  
Pictorial calligraphy and ornamentation; 86 plates selected by Edmund V. Gillon Jr.

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications, c1972.
. Publisher isbn: 048622788X. Oblong, 86pp. 22 x 29 cm. Paperback Good condition

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Gourdie, Tom  
Calligraphy for the beginner

Publisher: New York, Taplinger Pub. Co., 1979.
. Publisher isbn: 0800811852. 60 p. : ill. ; 39 cm. Paperback Very good condition

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Calligraphy by Gullick, Moyer and Bell, paperback, '96, 26 full color plates cover many centuries of this most decorative of traditional crafts

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Gullick, Michael  

Publisher: Wakefield, R.I., Moyer Bell, 1996.
63 p., illus., 31 cm. The emphasis in his collection of color reproductions of 26 examples is on medieval and modern calligraphers. There are three Italian Renaissance examples. Stock# 32,713x. Fine/ paperback.

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Gullick, Michael.  
Calligraphy. The Treasury of Decorative Art.

Publisher: Moyer Bell, Wakefield, R.I. [1996].
Folio; 11 p. of text, 26 color plates with commentary, color front. 'Calligraphy means beautiful writing... From the uncial religious books of the Dark Ages, through the iluminated manuscripts of medieval times, to the innovative designs of modern scribes, Michael Gullick traces the development of fine lettering in Europe and North America. The large format enables interested readers to examine every curve and line and to compare ancient and modern scripts in minute detail.' Color paper covers; new from the publisher. Stock# 21423x.

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Harvey, Michael  
Lettering design : form & skill in the design & use of letters

Publisher: New York, Bonanza Books, 1980.
. Publisher isbn: 0517318490. 159pp. 25 cm. Hardcover Very good condition in edge-worn d.j. fair

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Lehner, Ernst, 1895-  
Alphabets & Ornaments.

Publisher: New York, Dover , [1968, c1952].
256 p. (chiefly illus., facsims.) 28.5 cm. Series: Dover pictorial archives series "An unabridged republication of the work originally published ... 1952." NS. Stock# 38,723. Vg/ paper.

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Nesbit, Alexander, ed  
The Working Calligrapher and Lettering Artist An International Exhibition of Contemporary Design

Publisher: Providence, Annmary Brown Memorial, 1961.
[15] p., 4 leaves of plates, 28 cm. An exhibition of 120 examples of calligrapy. chosen from the work of professional calligraphers confronted with actual design situations. There are 18 reproductions on the plates. Stock# 31,014.

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Ogg, Oscar Illustrator: Illustrated by Calligraphy  
Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell New York NY 1948.
Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear, cover has wear. Upper corner is bumped. ; 262 pages

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Ogg, Oscar, 1908-1971  
The 26 Letters Revised Edition

Publisher: N.Y., Thomas Crowell, 1971.
5 p.l., 294 p., illus. (some color), 23.5 cm. Ogg was a book illustrator and long-time art director of The Book of the Month Club. His concern for graphic design and good lettering is refleced in this informative and attractive book. Stock# 33,160. Vg/ dj vg.

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Osley, A. S., editor. Wolpe, Berthold. [Beauchesne, John de]  
Scribes and Sources. Handbook of the Chancery Hand in the Sixteenth Century.

Publisher: Godine, Boston [1980].
Texts from the Writing-Masters selected, introduced and translated by A. S. Osley with an account of John de Beauchesne by Berthold Wolpe. 291 p., index, illus. Dj has tiny scuff on front; fine. Stock#21362.

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Parsons, W. F. and Others, Illustrated by: B&W Illustrations  
Parsons' Hand Book of Forms: A Compendium of Business and Social Rules and a Complete work Reference and Self Instruction, with Illustrations

Publisher: Southern Publishing Company Nashville Tennessee 1902.
Brown cloth hardcover with gilt titles and decorations stamped in black, figured endpapers.672 pages + a Poetical Selection (numerous pages) + 1 page ad for Parsons Business College with illustration. Aside from the business applications, which include penmanship, bookkeeping, business forms, commerical law, banking, grammar, comportment, social correspondence and such further necessities for the cultured young clerk as fences and fence laws, this book is crammed with wonderful titles, decorations, illustrations, tailpieces and other examples of typographical art. The penmanship section includes many lovely examples of fine calligraphy, including several alphabets and a number of examples of calligraphic art (birds, etc.) Some are black-on-white and some are white-on-black. There are also many full-page illustrations including wood engravings and images printed in a violet-toned halftone. While these images are always inspiring, it's sometimes difficult to discern their connection to the text. They were most likely inserted (one upside down) to make the book more attractive to, especially, young ladies. (One image is a very cute chunk of a puppy with an oversize leather muzzle and a doleful expression, titled 'Protection.' There are many devices, initials, headpieces, borders, etc. which could easily be used for clipart or for calligraphic art projects.The book is in good condition with a nearly invisible former owner's signature on the front free endpaper, a 1-inch bleached spot on the front cover fore edge, a tiny hole in the spine hinge near the heel, moderate edge wear and a couple of corners are gently bumped, some foxing along text block fore edge that rarely extends into the page margins, spine gilt is faded. One page corner is torn off, otherwise the book is in clean, sound condition. COLLECTIBLE 3052 Later Edition Hard Cover Good Condition Small 4to - over 9-1/4" - 12" Tall Collectible

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Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969  
Love And Joy About Letters

Publisher: N.Y., Grossman, 1963.
Oblong quarto. 79 p. ”The text was arranged by Joseph Brumenthal and set in his Emerson type at The Spiral Press, New York” Printed in Switzerland. Part autobiographical as the artist explains his love of the form of letters. His drawings, about half in color, are beautifully reproduced. The bright colors of the boards contrast with the black and white of the slipcase. Stock #O27306. Fine/slipcase worn at edges, but still sound. American art Calligraphy Illustrated books.

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Studley, Vance  
Left-Handed Calligraphy

Publisher: Dover Publications; N. Y. : 1991.
Very Good+ Softcover ISBN: 0486267024 64 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; 64 pages, index, bibliography, and of course plenty of b/w illustrations and exercises. ; Copyright 1979. This is a facsimile reprint edition, 1991.; Minor wear only. No marks. Binding tight.

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Sturman, Peter Charles.  
Mi Fu: : Style and the Art of Calligraphy in Northern Song China

Publisher: New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1997..
ISBN: 0300065698 276 pp., 8vo. Hardcover in dj. Slight rubbing to boards; slight edgewear. Dj slightly shelfworn w/ faint scratches to panels. Includes several b&w illustrations. Hardcover Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine DJ

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Wood, Dave.  

Publisher: D. J. Harwood & Associates, Australia: 1988.
Hardcover. Near Fine, Dust Jacket Near Fine. 0646363026 Red paper-covered boards, 92 pages. This book is in excellent shape, clean & bright, with sharp corners and a tight binding. Dust Jacket bright, now protected in a mylar cover.

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Purchase direct from: The Bookshop. Item number: 270331.
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