Formal Penmanship And Other Papers

JOHNSTON, EDWARD.

£18.00

Publisher

Lund Humphries

Place

London

Date

1971

Item Description

Large 4to, 11 x 9 inches, 156pp. with 23 monochrome plates and numerous figures and illustrations to the text. Some age discoloration to binding and d/w otherwise very good condition in good unclipped dust wrapper. Edward Johnston was the person most responsible for the revival of calligraphy in the twentieth century and he spent the last 15 years of his life writing this book. However, it remained uncompleted at his death and Heather Child, herself a noted calligrapher, edited his manuscript to produce a definitive work on the subject.

[Stock No. 25885]

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