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B3231. Book of Signs / Koch
The Book of Signs by Rudolf Koch. 104pp. 6"x9.25". Paper

Famed German calligrapher and type designer Rudolf Koch hast rendered - In his characteristic style -493 symbols: religious, alchemical, imperial, runes, property marks, etc.



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B4053. Olive Tree / Graham
B4053. The Olive Tree: An Artistic Adaptation by Christine Layton Graham. 2015. 36pp. 10"x 8". Hardcover

**Discontinued with Limited Stock**

The text of this book is an allegory on the Olive Tree that was adapted by Christine Layton Graham. The book is hand-lettered throughout by Joan Layton Merrell and illustrated by Carol Layton Ogden. Just published this spring, it is offset-printed and hardbound, and is a collaboration of three sisters. The story comes from the Book of Mormon.

***There are signed copies available. If you want a signed copy please note this in the comments box when placing your order.***




Your Price $16.99

B4010. Mr Eric Gill: Recollections / Kindersley
B4010. Mr. Eric Gill: Recollections by David Kindersley. 2014. 53pp. 5"x7.5". Paper

Kindersley's story of his apprenticeship with Eric Gill, written a half-century ago and now in an entirely new edition with fresh illustrations, provides a firsthand account of Gill's workshop, full of atmosphere and detail. From Gill, Kindersley gained a strong belief in skill, the importance of passing on skills to successive generations, and the tradition of the workshop as a valid way of life.



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B4012. Remembered Lives / Meara, Kindersley
B4012. Remembered Lives by David Meara and Lida Lopes Cardozo Kindersley. 2013. 84pp. 5"x7.5". Paper

**Discontinued with Limited Stock**

Personal memorials make up a wonderful heritage, from Westminster Abbey or St Paul's Cathedral to the smallest village church. They commemorate the great as well as the humble, and they please both those who believe and those who don't. This title offers an illustrated account of how memorials come to be placed in churches, both of the stones being cut and of dealing with the church machinery for getting there.




Your Price $24.95

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".

**Discontinued with Limited Stock**

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.




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B4016. Fabulous Flowers / Harry
B4016. Fabulous Flowers by Fritzi Harry. 2014. 30pp. 8.5"x5.5". Spiral bound

This is a primer on making simple images of flowers with brush markers, using ten simple strokes to create petals, stems, and leaves. You make delightful floral designs by pressing, rolling, flicking, and dotting with your marker. Full-color throughout.



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B4023. Calligraphy / Calzolari & Salice
B4023. Calligraphy: A Course in Cursive Script with Pencil, Pen, and Brush by Barbara Calzolari and Alessandro Salice. 2018. 256pp. 5.75"x7.75". Concealed-spiral hardcover

A new instructional book for lettering with pencil (monoline Roman majuscules), gel pen (monoline script), pointed pen (Copperplate), and brush (Barbara's brush script). Warm-up exercises, exemplar alphabets, letter-by-letter instruction, and writing exercises are included. The book starts with an illustrated history of calligraphy with many historical examples and ends with a gallery of 16 scribes with a bio, a photo, and an example or two of their work.





Your Price $24.95

B4071. Nice Rendition / Cheryl Wheeler's Lyrics in Calligraphy
B4071. Nice Rendition: Cheryl Wheeler's Lyrics in Calligraphy. 2010. 159pp. 9.25"x12.25". Hardcover

**Discontinued with Limited Stock**

In this book, 60 artists have interpreted the words of 73 Cheryl Wheeler songs. Cheryl's striking lyrics, of love and all the rest of life, some serious and others lighthearted, become visual on the pages of this book through the pens of talented calligraphers, including Gemma Black, Barbara Close, Georgia Deaver, Carol DuBosch, Ward Dunham, Connie Furgason, Mike Gold, Mike Kecseg, Sherie Loveler, Judy Melvin, Carol Pallesen, and Sharon Zeugin. Each spread has the lyrics in type on one side, and the calligraphic work on the other. Let the book astound you with its breadth of imagery, but also in its depth of intensity. For a special treat, watch and listen to Cheryl on YouTube as she performs a song while you view its calligraphic rendition. Full-color throughout. The book was put together by Carole March and Aimee Michaels.




Your Price $40.00

B4085. Alphabets: A Miscellany of Letters / Sacks
B4085. Alphabets: A Miscellany of Letters by David Sacks. 2010. 240pp. 9"x11". Hardcover

**Discontinued with Limited Stock**

This lavish colorful collection, from A to Z, of alphabetic examples explores the language of letters in a fascinating and largely visual way. Starting with the origins of the written word, it then explores the alphabet through illustrations, found objects, graphic design, art, conceptual typography, graffiti, and much more. It features letters of all shapes and sizes and alphabets ranging from Victorian classroom aides, Dr. Seuss' ABC, and the alphabet's use in art, to ABC Blocks, phonetics, Braille, and alphabet ice cube molds. This beautiful compendium will inform and entertain.

A visual romp through and about the alphabet in a wondrous array of its forms, even a few calligraphic ones, and a bargain at less than eight bucks!




Your Price $45.00

B4095. Illumination: Gold and Colour / Lovett
B4095. Illumination: Gold and Colour by Patricia Lovett. 2015. 164pp. 8.25"x8.25". Paper

A practical guide to the use of gold and color, both for easy and quick projects using basic materials, and for more involved projects with vellum and parchment, quills, color, gold, and gesso. All lead up to a presentation of the step-by-step stages in gilding and painting a medieval miniature. Instruction boxes make the processes easy to see and follow.




Your Price $24.95

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