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Script Lettering For Artists
Script Lettering For Artists
by Tommy Thompson
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A basic guide to the construction of the script letter and its practical use, this book by a noted authority gives the beginner a thorough, straightforward course of instruction, with advice on virtually every facet of the art. Techniques ... (read more)

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Muraqqa': Imperial Mughal Albums
Muraqqa': Imperial Mughal Albums
by Elaine Julia Wright
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Throughout history, people have assembled albums that record their lives and the world around them. Among the most remarkable of all albums ever created are those made in the years 1600-1657 for the emperors Jahangir and Shah Jahan. The Mughal dynasty... (read more)

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Book of Kells (94 - Old Edition)
Book of Kells (94 - Old Edition)
by Bernard Meehan
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is a masterpiece of medieval art--a brilliantly decorated version of the four Gospels with full-page depictions of Christ, the Virgin and the Evangelists as well as a wealth of smaller decorative painting. The strange imagination displayed in the pages... (read more)

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Calligraphy of the Middle Ages and How to Do It
Calligraphy of the Middle Ages and How to Do It
by Marc Drogin
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The most fascinating period in the highly interesting history of calligraphy, the Middle Ages saw the origins of many graceful and dramatic lettering designs. You can re-create these intriguing medieval styles with the help of this captivating... (read more)

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Decorative Display Alphabets (Dover Pictorial Archives)
Decorative Display Alphabets (Dover Pictorial Archives)
by Dan Solo
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For this practical archive, noted typographer Dan X. Solo has compiled a diverse assemblage of eye-catching, highly decorative light, bold, and open fonts. (In many fonts, the letter themselves are decorated―with lacy or leafy frills, snowcaps... (read more)

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Japanese Alphabet: The 48 Essential Characters
Japanese Alphabet: The 48 Essential Characters
by Gabriel Mandel
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In the fourth century A.D., through contact with Korea, Japan adopted the Chinesewriting system which had been sweeping through Asia along with the newBuddhist religion. Modern Japanese writing uses three main scripts: kanji (Chineseideograms), which are... (read more)

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The Rise of Islamic Calligraphy
The Rise of Islamic Calligraphy
by Alain George
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“George writes with enviable clarity and precision. I have never read anything better on calligraphy.”—Robert Hillenbrand The birth of Qur’anic calligraphy was a major event in the early history of Islam. In a few decades, it... (read more)

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Hand-Lettering for Everyone: A Creative Workbook
Hand-Lettering for Everyone: A Creative Workbook
by Cristina Vanko
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In an increasingly digital and impersonal world, hand-lettering is more popular than ever. A way to personalize everything from book covers to T-shirts and restaurant menus, as well as a form of self-expression and cutting-edge design, writing by hand... (read more)

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Calligraphy: A Book of Contemporary Inspiration
Calligraphy: A Book of Contemporary Inspiration
by Denise Lach
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The creative design potential of calligraphy is almost limitless: it can be a very personal pathway to explore an enormous array of sophisticated visual concepts. In this striking and original book, renowned calligrapher Denise Lach transforms images... (read more)

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Chinese Calligraphy (87 Edition)
Chinese Calligraphy (87 Edition)
by Fazzioli
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Written Chinese can call upon about 40,000 characters, many of which originated some 6,000 years ago as little pictures of everyday objects used by the ancients to communicate with one another. To convey more abstract ideas or concepts, the Chinese... (read more)

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Writing the Visual, Kinesthetic, and Auditory Alphabet
Writing the Visual, Kinesthetic, and Auditory Alphabet
by Sarah K. Major
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The busy teacher's handy tool, this 32-page booklet is packed with content. Includes: teaching tips for forming letters hand motions for each letter to help kinesthetic/ hands-on learners learn and remember activities for each letter tips for preventing... (read more)

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Medieval Calligraphy
Medieval Calligraphy
by Marc Drogin
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"Vastly rewarding and illuminating."—American Artist This comprehensive history and instruction manual contains, in one volume, thirteen significant medieval scripts, with a history of the evolution of the alphabets, and fascinating background... (read more)

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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 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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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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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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A History of Writing
A History of Writing
by Anne Marie Christin
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"Art does not produce the visible but makes visible," wrote Paul Klee. This work examines and reinterprets this important principle-- writing does not reproduce speech, it makes it visible-- through an in-depth history of writing across the globe, from... (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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Facing the demand for new typefaces engendered by the development of the printing press, 15th-century type designers sought inspiration from the ornate calligraphy of medieval scribes. Many of the fonts in this gallery of Celtic and medieval alphabets... (read more)

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