Universal Penman / Bickham

Item Code: B255
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B255 The Universal Penman by George Bickham. (1741) 1954. 212pp. 9"x13.75". Paper.

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212 pages done by a number of English master penmen of the 1700s, all engraved by Bickham. Shows a variety of Copperplate hands in a variety of sizes. Much non-pictorial flourishing. This is not an instructional manual, but for the study of letterforms this is the best historical source book.

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Universal Penman
Oct 22, 2021  |  By John
This book belongs in every penman's library. It has no instruction, but has page after page of point-pen work, including flourishing. Back when I started calligraphy, it was one of the few books available. It is still a valuable resource.