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Two Chinese Treatises on Calligraphy
Two Chinese Treatises on Calligraphy
by Sun Qianli
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Shu pu, completed in 687, and Xu shu pu, written in 1208, are outstanding among early treatises on calligraphy. Chang Ch'ung-ho and Hans H. Frankel introduce and provide translations and annotations for these important texts. The book also includes a... (read more)

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The Calligrapher's Garden
The Calligrapher's Garden
by Hassan Massoudy
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"Hassan Massoudy's calligraphies are arranged to loosely follow the seasons, beginning and ending with autumn: sombre, wintry hues at one end, brilliant tones full of vibrant reds at the other."—Venetia Porter Hassan Massoudy's elegant calligraphy... (read more)

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The Zen Art Book: The Art of Enlightenment
The Zen Art Book: The Art of Enlightenment
by John Daido Loori
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When a Zen master puts brush to paper, the resulting image is an expression of the quality of his or her mind. It is thus a teaching,  intended to compassionately stop us in our tracks and to compel us to consider ultimate truth. Here, forty... (read more)

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The Art and Craft of Hand Lettering: Techniques, Projects, Inspiration
The Art and Craft of Hand Lettering: Techniques, Projects, Inspiration
by Annie Cicale
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One of the most highly recommend instructional books for broad-edged calligraphy, this handbook is ideal for classes or self-study to master the basics of calligraphy. All of the essentials are included in this volume, from the history and practices of... (read more)

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D'Nealian Handwriting Cursive ABC Book
D'Nealian Handwriting Cursive ABC Book
by D'nealian
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The perfect at-home reinforcement with fully-illustrated excerpts from children's literature, model letters, practice space, and the popular tear-out alphabet cards.... (read more)

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Sacred Script: Muhaqqaq in Islamic Calligraphy
Sacred Script: Muhaqqaq in Islamic Calligraphy
by Nassar Mansour
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Arabic calligraphy is at once an expression of piety, aesthetic sensibility and artistic discipline. Muhaqqaq was an early term which captured care, clarity and meticulousness in calligraphy. It was associated with the making of manuscripts of the Qur... (read more)

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Celtic and Medieval Alphabets: 53 Complete Fonts (Dover Pictorial Archives)
Celtic and Medieval Alphabets: 53 Complete Fonts (Dover Pictorial Archives)
by Dan X. Solo
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An impressive gallery of alphabets, inspired by the elaborate calligraphy of the Middle Ages, features a treasure trove of unusual fonts for artists and illustrators. Styles range from heavy Gothic typefaces such as Lowenbrau, Kaiser, and Hansa to the... (read more)

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Text and Image in Medieval Persian Art (Edinburgh Studies in Islamic Art)
Text and Image in Medieval Persian Art (Edinburgh Studies in Islamic Art)
by Sheila S. Blair
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Greater Iranian arts from the 10th to the 16th century are technically some of the finest produced anywhere. They are also intellectually engaging, showing the lively interaction between the verbal and the visual arts. Focusing on objects found in the... (read more)

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The Complete Guide to Calligraphy: Master Scripts of the West and East, Step-By-Step with 45 Projects
The Complete Guide to Calligraphy: Master Scripts of the West and East, Step-By-Step with 45 Projects
by Ralph Cleminson
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The most comprehensive guide to learning the art of calligraphy. This step-by-step handbook to the ancient art of beautiful lettering includes the key scripts of the world: Europe's major Roman alphabets (including Versal and Copperplate), Greek... (read more)

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The Simple Art of Japanese Calligraphy
The Simple Art of Japanese Calligraphy
by Yoko Takenami
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Magnificent and plentiful images of finely wrought Japanese calligraphy teach the techniques and spiritual essence that underlie this ancient, elegant art. <BR>In Japan, calligraphy is more than an art: it's practically a religion, in which every... (read more)

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Calligraphy: The Art of Written Forms
Calligraphy: The Art of Written Forms
by Donald M Anderson
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One of the most widely read and consulted texts on calligraphy ever written. History, theory, materials and techniques of calligraphy, typography and constructed letters. Over 500 illustrations and an exhaustive bibliography of scholarly and technical... (read more)

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The Ch'i of the Brush
The Ch'i of the Brush
by Nan Rae
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Begin your voyage into this ancient style of watercolor painting with this georgeous introduction. Learn everything you need to know, from the essential materials and techniques to mounting a completed painting. A selection of classic motifs, freom... (read more)

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Mastering the Art of Calligraphy: Everything You Need to Know about Materials and Techniques with 12 Complete Alphabets to Copy and Learn and Over 50
Mastering the Art of Calligraphy: Everything You Need to Know about Materials and Techniques with 12 Complete Alphabets to Copy and Learn and Over 50
by Janet Mehigan
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This expertly presented new book covers all the necessary aspects of the art of beautiful writing, setting out the essential tools needed to begin, teaching all the basic strokes to form letters, and providing a rich variety of alphabet templates from... (read more)

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Calligraphy: Expert Answers to the Questions Every Calligrapher Asks (Art Answers)
Calligraphy: Expert Answers to the Questions Every Calligrapher Asks (Art Answers)
by Maryanne Grebenstein
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(back cover) From making sure you have the right equipment to fixing common mistakes, this book gives you the reliable answers you need to build your confidence and reach new levels of penmanship. You'll find answers to 200 questions on a vast range of... (read more)

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An Introduction to Greek and Latin Palaeography
An Introduction to Greek and Latin Palaeography
by Edward Maunde Thompson
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An Introduction to Greek and Latin Palaeography traces the development of handwriting in the Greek and Latin alphabets from the earliest papyri up to the book hands of the middle ages and the court hands of the seventeenth century. It is, without doubt... (read more)

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Calligraphic Ornaments CD-ROM and Book with CDROM
Calligraphic Ornaments CD-ROM and Book with CDROM
by Kiyoko Takahashi
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Designed in the style of 18th-century pen flourishes, these original ornaments will lend dignity and grace to graphic arts and crafts projects, from ads, newsletters, and posters to scrolls and certificates. In addition to frames and cartouches, this... (read more)

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Italic and Copperplate Calligraphy: The Basics and Beyond
Italic and Copperplate Calligraphy: The Basics and Beyond
by Eleanor Winters
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In recent years, calligraphy has evolved from an esoteric art form to an everyday pursuit for artists, students, and amateurs. This guide for novices with some experience offers the chance to advance to the next level. Well-illustrated, step-by-step... (read more)

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Calligraphy School (Reader's Digest Learn-As-You-Go Guide)
Calligraphy School (Reader's Digest Learn-As-You-Go Guide)
by Gaynor Goffe
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From hand-addressed wedding invitations to impressively lettered diplomas to beautifully scripted wall-hangings, the classic art of calligraphy takes many forms and provides much pleasure in today's mechanized world. This volume takes readers one step at... (read more)

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Treasury of Authentic Art Nouveau Alphabets, Decorative Initials, Monograms, Fra (Dover Pictorial Archives)
Treasury of Authentic Art Nouveau Alphabets, Decorative Initials, Monograms, Fra (Dover Pictorial Archives)
by Ludwig Petzendorfer
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Rare, versatile, copyright-free volume offers the largest, finest collection of Art Nouveau typographic material: 137 complete alphabets (U & lc); 23 upper-case fonts; 33 sets of decorative initials; 1951 monograms; 146 signet designs; 179... (read more)

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The Art of Chinese Calligraphy
The Art of Chinese Calligraphy
by Zhou Kexi
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The 192 pieces of Chinese calligraphy featured in this book are the most famous representatives, carefully selected and chronologically arranged from the Zhou (c.1046 u 221 BC) and Qin (221 u 206 BC) dynasties to the modern time.... (read more)

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