Mediaeval Calligraphy: Its History and Technique

Mediaeval Calligraphy: Its History and Technique

Book rating: 05 Paperback Lettering, Calligraphy, Typography

By (author) Marc Drogin

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  • Publisher: Dover Publications Inc.
  • Format: Paperback | 224 pages
  • Dimensions: 210mm x 280mm x 18mm | 721g
  • Publication date: 1 November 1989
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0486261425
  • ISBN 13: 9780486261423
  • Edition: New edition
  • Edition statement: New edition
  • Illustrations note: 232ill.
  • Sales rank: 69,404

Product description

"Vastly rewarding and illuminating." -- American Artist. Spirited history and comprehensive instruction manual covers 13 important writing styles (ca. 4th century thru 15th). Fascinating facts about Roman Rustic, Uncial, Carolingian Minuscule, Early Gothic, and eight other styles; all examples beautifully photographed. Detailed directions for duplicating medieval techniques with modern tools. 232 illustrations.

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By Jesús Nieto 15 Nov 2011 5

Very good book.
It explains each "hand" in detail, giving cursive and formal variants, showing ancient examples from manuscripts with transcription of the text !!!.
Fairly different to the rest of "All calligraphy you need with 100 alphabets" books.
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