The art of calligraphy

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Dorling Kindersley, Jul 1, 1995 - Art - 128 pages
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This unique guide integrates detailed, step-by-step techniques with authoritative historical background of all the major forms of Latin-based scripts. Exercises on every script, including Roman Rustic, Early Gothic and Rotunda, plus practical information on choosing equipment and material, help readers master the art of calligraphy.

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A very comprehensive book with step by step demonstration. It is definitely one of the recommended books for everyone interested in calligraphy. I learnt a lot from this book, not just how to write beautiful letters but also the history of the hands.

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User Review  - Camille - Goodreads

I found this when I went back home to North Wales. I've always been fascinated with calligraphy, and this is a good resource. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
6
Script Timeline
12
Square Capitals
20
Copyright

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About the author (1995)

David Harris is the legendary anti-war activist who went to jail for draft resistance in the 1960s. Formerly a contributing editor at the "New York Times Magazine" & "Rolling Stone", his seven previous books include "The League", "Dreams Die Hard", & "The Last Stand".

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