The Art of Calligraphy

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Dorling Kindersley, 1995 - Art - 128 pages
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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User Review  - Laura Kyte -

As an artist-this is a beautiful book. It's full of a lot of information on the history of calligraphy and it is extremely informative on the art of calligraphy. I would recommend it anybody who is ... Read full review

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User Review  - mpalotay - LibraryThing

This is not as historically informed as some of the other popular calligraphy books, but to me, it has been the most useful. It has a nice selection of scripts from a wide range of periods (my main ... Read full review



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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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