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Image for Celebration of Calligraphy - Seventy-five Years Of the Society of Scribes and Illuminators

Celebration of Calligraphy - Seventy-five Years Of the Society of Scribes and Illuminators

By: N/A

Price: £7.50

Publisher: The Society of Scribes and Illuminators: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008291

ISBN: 0-9506559-1-0

Condition: Very Good


Catalogue of an exhibition held to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the society. 64pp illustrated in colour throughout. Minor wear to cover, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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The Art of Illuminated Lettering and Heraldry

By: Barbara Bundy

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Osmiroid International Ltd: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008461

ISBN: 1-851517-35-4

Condition: Very Good


Osmiroid Creative Leisure Series. Practical guide to the introductory stages of illumination and heraldic art. 64pp, illustrated throughout in colour and black and white. Slight creasing to corners and former owner's initials to inside cover, otherwise very good copy. View more info

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The Calligrapher's Studio

By: Claire Secrett

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Reader's Digest Association Ltd: 1996

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 003087

ISBN: 0-276-42246-5

Condition: Fair


Basic guide to the art of calligraphy, illustrated throughout in colour and black and white. 88pp plus alphabet templates to rear. Outer cover appears to be missing, there are black ink stains to the fore-edges and some early pages (text unaffected) and minor creasing to the corners, reading copy only. View more info

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The Complete Calligrapher - A Comprehensive Guide from Basic Techniques to Inspirational Alphabets

By: Emma Callery

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, New Burlington Books: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008213

ISBN: 1853485608

Condition: Very Good


Guide to the art of calligraphy, with detailed coverage of materials and equipment. Many step-by-step projects showing a range of techniques. 176pp, illustrated in colour throughout. Small mark to top edge and initials to front pastedown, otherwise very good copy. Nick to corner of unclipped DJ, otherwise very good. HEAVY BOOK. Extra postage will be requested for 1st class/overseas shipping. View more info

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100+ Easy Calligraphy Projects

By: G Roland Smith

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Guild Publishing: 1989

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 008289

Condition: Very Good


Over 100 ideas for new calligraphers to put their skills to practical use. 128pp, illustrated throughout to the text, mainly in blackand white. Gilt lettering to spine. Minor bend to boards and slight marking to top edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minor creasing to edges, otherwise very good. View more info

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The Art of Calligraphy - Western Europe & America

By: Joyce Irene Whalley

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury Books: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008246

ISBN: 0-906223-64-4

Condition: Near Fine


Full pictorial history of calligraphy using the Roman alphabet. 400pp with index, profusely illustrated in black and white. Gilt lettering to spine. Huge reference work, price-marked £60 new. Minor bumping to base of spine, otherwise near fine copy with no marks or inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has slight fading to spine, otherwise near fine. HEAVY BOOK, extra postage required fo 1st class or overseas. View more info

Image for The Word  - SIGNED COPY/ Exploding the Word - The Calligrapher as Terrorist

The Word - SIGNED COPY/ Exploding the Word - The Calligrapher as Terrorist

By: Kevin Honan, Denis Brown

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Dublin, Denis Brown: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 008239

Condition: Near Fine


Unique item. Orange card folder containing seven glossy colour prints by Irish calligrapher Denis Brown, including 'Modernism V the Word', with an invitation to the verso to a 1994 private opening of an exhibition. Title 'The Word' to front cover. Stapled in to the folder is a booklet by Kevin Honan about the works of Denis Brown. The inside back cover is signed by Denis Brown. Edge of cover slightly faded, otherwise near fine. View more info

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The Calligraphy Source Book - the Essential Reference for All Calligraphers

By: Miriam Stribley (Compiler)

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Macdonald & Co (Publishers) Ltd: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008456

ISBN: 035612004X

Condition: Very Good


Practical reference book for calligraphers and illuminators, whether students or professionals. 160pp, illustrated throughout in colour and black and white. Former owner's initials under front flyleaf, otherwise very good copy. Unclipped DJ has minor surface scuffing and creasing to base of spine, otherwise also very good.. View more info

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The Illuminated Alphabet - an Inspirational Introduction to Creating Decorative Calligraphy

By: Patricia Seligman (Text), Timothy Noad (Calligraphy)

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Quarto Publishing Plc / Apple Press: 2002

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 008243

ISBN: 184092232X

Condition: Near Fine


Overview of the history and creation of illuminated manuscripts and an introduction to the techniques and materials used by modern calligraphers. 159pp illustrated throughout with stunning gilt and colour designs, gilt title page and margin motifs. Slight creasing to front endpaper and half title, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minimal shelfwear, othewise near fine. View more info

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Calligraphy Masterclass

By: Peter Halliday

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury Books: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008287

ISBN: 1854716565

Condition: Near Fine


Fifteen leading modern calligraphers present examples of threir work and describe how each final piece was achieved. 128pp, profusely illustrated throughout in colour and black and white. Near fine copy with no marks or inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minimal edge and surface wear, otherwise near fine. View more info

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Eric Gill - The Man Who Loved Letters

By: Roy Brewer

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Frederick Muller Ltd: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008245

ISBN: 0-584-10351-4

Condition: Very Good


Review of Eric Gill's work as a type-designer and typographer, responsible for a number of typefaces, including the most famous, Gill Sans. 86pp with index, illustrated throughout with black and white reproductions. Silver drawing to front board and silver lettering to spine. Black endpapers. Boards very slightly bowed, otherwise very good copy with no inscrtiptions. DJ price-clipped with sellotape repair. View more info

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Just My Type - A Book About Fonts

By: Simon Garfield

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Profile Books: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008260

ISBN: 1846683017

Condition: Near Fine


Collection of stories about fonts and typefaces and what our choice of font says about us. 352pp, illustrated profusely throughout in black and white. Endpapers illustrated with a 'periodic table' of typefaces. Silver lettering to spine. Boards very slightly bowed, otherwise near fine with no marks or inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minimal shelfwear, otherwise near fine. View more info