The Calligrapher's Handbook: Essays by M. C. Oliver [and others]

By: C. M. Lamb, editor

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FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches. 252 pp. 52 figures, 50 plates, tables, appendices, bibliography, index, 50 plates; text clean, unmarked. Blue cloth, spine titled in gilt, dust jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight, top edge lightly dust-soiled, end-papers offset, 1 1/2 inch piece missing from tail of dust jacket spine. Muir Dawson's copy with "Muir" in pencil on the upper corner of the front free end-paper. Very Good. "This book of essays on various aspects of calligraphy and illumination has been prepared by members of the Society of Scribes and Illuminators. Each of the subjects is thoroughly treated ? practically and to some extent historically where traditional methods are still being used nowadays. The Calligrapher's Handbook is a comprehensive and useful book for anybody interested to work in this field of lettering, formal calligraphy and illumination." Dust jacket.

Title: The Calligrapher's Handbook: Essays by M. C. Oliver [and others]

Author Name: C. M. Lamb, editor

Categories: Calligraphy,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber Limited: 1956

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: SFK418-016

Keywords: C. M. Lamb, The Calligrapher's Handbook, M. C. Oliver, Society of Scribes and Illuminators, Calligraphy