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Calligraphy


Angel, Marie: The art of calligraphy: a practical guide. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1977. 120 p. Good, in dustjacket, with bookplate of earlier owner. An excellent beginners' guide to formal writing. Stock ref 127. £9.50

Boase, T. S. R.: The York Psalter, in the Library of the Hunterian Museum, Glasgow: with an introduction and notes. London: Faber, 1962. 32 p. with 8 colour plates tipped in. Good, without dustjacket, ex libris with withdrawn stamp, front free endpaper pasted down. Stock ref 128. £9.50

Dumpleton, John le F.: The art of handwriting: an introduction to the italic hand. Birmingham: British Pens Ltd., 1954. [30] p. Paperback. Good. Written in the italic hand throughout. Stock ref 130. £8.50

Halliday, Peter (ed.): Calligraphy masterclass. London: Collins, 1990. 128 p. Very good, in dustjacket. 15 international calligraphers, working in a wide range of media, explain and demonstrate their processes and techniques. Lavishly illustrated in colour and b/w throughout. Stock ref 134. 12.50

Hassall, A.g. and W. O.: The Douce Apocalypse: with an introduction and notes. London: Faber, 1961. 32 p., with 12 colour plates tipped in. Good, without dustjacket, ex libris with withdrawn stamp. Stock ref 129. £9.50

Hoare, Diana: Advanced calligraphy techniques: ideas in action. London: Studio Vista, 1989. 144 p. Very good, with dustjacket. Lavishly illustrated in colour throughout. Stock ref 133. £17.50

Laker, Russell: Anatomy of lettering. (How to do it series, no.37). London: The Studio Publications, 1946 [reprinted 1947]. 96 p. A well-used copy, boards worn and stained, binding loose. Stock ref 138. £7.50

Martin, Judy: The complete guide to calligraphy: techniques and materials. London: Guild Publishing, 1985. 159 p. Very good, with dustjacket. A thorough guide to formal writing with numerous photographs in colour and b/w. Stock ref 132. £11.50

Shepherd, Margaret: Using calligraphy: a workbook of alphabets, projects and techniques. New York: Collier Books; London: Collier Macmillan, 1979. 143 p. Paperback, spiralbound. Good, with bookplate of earlier owner. An excellent beginners' guide to formal writing. Stock ref 131. £9.50

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