Historical Scripts: From Classical Times to the Renaissance

By: Knight, Stan

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Book Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 112 pages. 9 1/8"w x 12 1/8"h. Full dark blue cloth boards. Contents: Classical Letters, Majuscule Scripts, Emergence of the Minuscule, Gothic Scripts, Capital Development, Humanist Scripts, Glossary, Select Bibliography, Indices. Illustrated throughout.


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Revised edition of a survey of bookhands. Knight (a lettering artist and teacher) has selected examples that show a coherent and reasonably consistent relationship between methods of tool use and letter formation, as well as writing without idiosyncracies of style. Full page manuscripts (with enlarg

Title: Historical Scripts: From Classical Times to the Renaissance

Author: Knight, Stan

Categories: Books on Books, Graphic Design,

Edition: 2

Publisher: New Castle, Delaware, Oak Knoll Press: 1998

ISBN Number: 1884718566

ISBN Number 13: 9781884718564

Binding: Oversize Hardback

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Fine

Type: Graphic Design

Size: XL

Seller ID: 141827

Keywords: Calligraphy, Script, Lettering, manuscripts, Palaeographer, Alphabet, Handwriting, Majuscule, Gothic, Minuscule, Capital Development, Humanist Scrips,