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Medieval Calligraphy: Its History and Technique (1980)

by Marc Drogin

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This is a lovely book. Well written, lovely worksheets. ( )
  mwyn | Jan 10, 2012 |
Drogin's book has everything in his other book,Calligraphy of the Middle Ages and How to Do It, plus more. This is the better buy. ( )
  sprowett | May 3, 2008 |
This book has been my bible in terms of medieval calligraphy. Not only does it give a great history of medieval calligraphy but it breaks down the hands beautifully. Very practical for anyone who wants to learn about and do medieval calligraphy. *Highly* recommended. ( )
  eyja | Apr 17, 2008 |
Recommended for callgraphers with an interest in mimicing medieval documents. ( )
  sven_and_malin | Sep 29, 2006 |
Highly recommended ( )
  lilinah | Sep 21, 2005 |
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To Martha, with love
I owe my achievements to her enthusiasm and my concentration on things no later than medieval to her assurance that I am anything but a Renaissance man
... and to Eric, Anne, and Robert
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Calligraphy is the art of writing beautifully. It is the written letter, molded by one's concept of ultimate grace and perfect balance, a personal artistic expression as unique as the lines on the fingertips with which one holds the pen.
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"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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