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The Universal Penman (Lettering, Calligraphy, Typography) [Paperback]

George Bickham
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)
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1 Jun 1954 Lettering, Calligraphy, Typography
"An essential part of any art library, and a book of permanent value not affected by seasonal styles." — American Artist. Here is Bickham's famous treasury of English roundhand calligraphy from 1740. Includes 125 pictorial scenes, over 200 script pictures, 19 complete animals, 275 lettered specimens, more than 100 panels, frames, cartouches, and other effects, and more.

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Product details

  • Paperback: 220 pages
  • Publisher: Dover Publications Inc.; New edition edition (1 Jun 1954)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0486206165
  • ISBN-13: 978-0486206165
  • Product Dimensions: 31.2 x 21.3 x 1.6 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 486,458 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A fantastic source of copy right free script 24 Sep 2000
By A Customer
Format:Paperback
A great source book of calligraphy and script, which is a must for all those who enjoy decoupage and collage. From flowing hand written invitations to bills and invoices from the 1900's, the choice is widespread to suit all tastes. The fact that the content is copyright free is extremely useful for those artists wishing to sell their work on the open market. It has proved invaluable to myself and my colleagues.
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5.0 out of 5 stars A calligraphers must have book 15 Feb 2011
By Jay
Format:Paperback
This is an excellent source book for a calligrapher. Many stunning samples of copperplate script and illustrations that look virtually impossible to recreate but also many ones that inspire to try! I think this is excellent value for money.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Roundhand galore 1 Aug 2011
Format:Paperback
This is the whole Universal Penman" that was released over a timespan of several years.
This is a magnificent book.
Not only the writing is beautiful but the prose is also humanist.
As to the calligraphy this is without limits. A capital can be displayed in more ways than you could possibly imagine. Note that several master penmen have written pages for this masterpiece.
The ornament is splendid, seems spontaneous and a the same time elaborate, and can be mind-blogging.
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