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Lettercutting




B2526. Letter Cutting in Stone/Grasby
Lettercutting in Stone
By Richard Grasby. Revised ed. 2002. 160pp. 8.25"x11.75". B/W Illust. Paper spiral.

A thorough practical manual on cutting letters in stone. Includes tools, workspace & equipment, cutting exercises and practice strokes, cutting letters in stone, carving raised letters, design, and siting. Highly recommended. Full of illustrations.

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Your Price $35.00

B3880. Adventures with Letters / Harvey
Adventures with Letters: A Memoir by Michael Harvey. 2012. 236pp. 8.5"x10.75". Hardcover

Through hundreds of illustrations, this book brings together the many facets of Michael Harvey’s work: lettering for book jackets and other projects, lettercutting in wood & stone, type design, and teaching. Designed by the author. Printed in full color throughout.




Your Price $55.00

B2610. Letters Slate Cut 2nd Edition
Letters Slate Cut: Workshop philosophy and practice in the making of letters - a sequel By David Kindersley and Lida Lopes Cardozo. Second Edition. 1990. 7.5" x 10". Paper.

A practical instructional manual plus a gallery of 57 of David Kindersley and Lida Lopes Cardozo's letter carvings. A "sequel" to the original 1981 edition. Thirty of the pieces in the gallery were not in the earlier edition. Color cover, black and white interior.

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B2914. Art of Letter Carving in Stone/Perkins
The Art of Letter Carving in Stone
By Tom Perkins. 2007. 192pp. 8.5" x 11". Hardcover.

For the beginning and more experienced lettercutter, this how-to manual first covers the basics of letter carving, drawn lettering, and making simple designs in stone. It includes development of 20th-century letter carving; tools, materials, stone; making an easel; drawing a range of alphabets for use in letter carving; inscriptions, gilding, and painting letters; detailed instructions for V-incising the keystrokes of letters; designing headstones & plaques. Gallery of contemporary letter carvers’ work. 380 color photos and diagrams.

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S799. Lettercarving Chisel - Univers
Univers Lettering Chisel

Univers** Hard &Tough Carbide. Recommended by Tom Perkins for his lettercarving workshop at Cheerio. For marble, slate, and granite. Tungsten carbide tipped.

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B4096. His Hands Magic: Michael Renton
B4096. His Hands Magic: Michael Renton (1934 - 2001). 2015. 142pp. 6.5"x8.7". Paper

Includes 6 essays on Michael Renton's life and work as a lettercarver, calligrapher, signwriter, wood engraver, illustrator, artist, designer, and printer and a catalog of his extensive range of work. Contributors include Harriet Frazer, John Nash, Angela Lemaire, Simon Langsdale, and Simon Brett. Over 120 illustrations.




Your Price $29.95

B4013. Twelve Letters on a Grand Scale
B4013. Twelve Letters on a Grand Scale: The Sainsbury Wing Inscriptions by Michael Harvey. 2013. 50pp. 8.25"x8.25".

This delightful book presents the process of the design and cutting of an inscription in a new wing added to the National Gallery in London. Filled with sketches and diagrams and full-color photos.




Your Price $24.95

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