The History and Technique of Lettering

This comprehensive, well-illustrated volume ranges from the earliest pictographs and hieroglyphics to the work of 20th-century designers.

The History and Technique of Lettering

The History and Technique of Lettering

This comprehensive, well-illustrated volume ranges from the earliest pictographs and hieroglyphics to the work of 20th-century designers. Subjects include early writing forms; Roman lettering; runes and medieval hands; the Carolingian minuscule and derivative types; humanistic writing and derivative fonts; and much more. 89 complete alphabets and more than 165 additional specimens.

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The History and Technique of Lettering
Language: en
Pages: 300
Authors: Alexander Nesbitt
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998-01-01 - Publisher: Courier Corporation

This comprehensive, well-illustrated volume ranges from the earliest pictographs and hieroglyphics to the work of 20th-century designers. Subjects include early writing forms; Roman lettering; runes and medieval hands; the Carolingian minuscule and derivative types; humanistic writing and derivative fonts; and much more. 89 complete alphabets and more than 165 additional
Lettering
Language: en
Pages: 300
Authors: Alexander Nesbitt
Categories: Lettering
Type: BOOK - Published: 1950 - Publisher:

Books about Lettering
A History of Lettering
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Nicolete Gray
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 1986 - Publisher: Boston : David R. Godine

Books about A History of Lettering
Medieval Calligraphy
Language: en
Pages: 198
Authors: Marc Drogin
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 1980 - Publisher: Courier Corporation

Spirited history and comprehensive instruction manual covers 13 styles (ca. 4th–15th centuries). Excellent photographs; directions for duplicating medieval techniques with modern tools. "Vastly rewarding and illuminating." — American Artist.
The Art & Craft of Hand Lettering
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Annie Cicale
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Lark Books

Thanks to the guidance of an experienced calligraphy teacher, anyone can add a touch of elegance to invitations, handwritten poems, and a variety of surfaces. Annie Cicale provides a complete, easy-to-follow course in the art of beautiful writing and an attractive resource filled with breathtaking images. She'll guide your pen

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