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B4165. Medieval Monsters / Kempf & Gilbert
B4165. Medieval Monsters Damien Kempf and Maria L. Gilbert. 2015. 96pp. 6"x7.5". Hardcover

Medieval Monsters shows how strange creatures sparked artists’ imaginations to remarkable heights. Half-human hybrids of land and sea mingle with bewitching demons, blemmyae, cyclops, and multi-headed beasts of nightmare and comic grotesques. Over 100 wondrous and terrifying images offer a fascinating insight into the medieval mind.



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B4153. Alphabetical /Rosen
B4153. Alphabetical: How Every Letter Tells A Story by Michael Rosen. 2013. 448pp. 6.5" x 9.2". Hardcover

Michael Rosen takes you on an unforgettable adventure through the history of the alphabet in twenty-six vivid chapters, filled with personal anecdotes and fascinating facts. Starting with the mysterious Phoenicians and how sounds first came to be written down, on to how nonsense poems work, pinning down the strange story of OK, tracing our five lost letters and tacklimg the tyranny of spelling, among many many other things.

Each chapter takes on a different subject - whether it's codes, umlauts or the writing of dictionaries. Rosen's enthusiasm for letters positively leaps off the page, whether it's the story of his life told through the typewriters he's owned or a chapter on jokes written in a string of gags and word games.

This is the book for anyone who's ever wondered why Hawaiian only has a thirteen-letter alphabet or how exactly to write down the sound of a wild raspberry.




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B4145. Illuminated Letters Sketchbook / Sullivan
B4145. Illuminated Letters Sketchbook by Jane Sullivan. 2016. 160pp. 6.3"x8.5". Hardcover

Learn how to illuminate your writing like the scribes of the past! Bring letters to life with plant and animal motifs, swirling vines and leaves, graceful arabesques and flourishes, fantastical imagery, and more. Draw creatures cavorting across the page as Gothic illuminators did, or create the knotwork seen in famous Celtic manuscripts. Step-by-step tutorials, tips for creating striking effects, and blank letterforms you can illuminate yourself make this the perfect modern-day guide to the medieval art of beautiful writing. The book contains space on pages for the artist to create their own letters right inside the book (the pages are printed with a light blue graph).
Includes an elegant spring-green ribbon bookmark with which to keep your place.



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