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Society of Scribes and Illuminators Contemporary calligraphy: modern scribes and lettering artists II.
London: Trefoil Books, 1986 [reprinted 1988]. 0862940729. 168 p. Fine, in dustwrappers. Numerous illustrations, mostly b/w, of contemporary work. (Book ref. 140)   £10.50
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Society of Scribes and Illuminators Calligraphy in print: an exhibition of work designed for reproduction and print by members of the Society of Scribes and Illuminators ... 1987.
[London]: The Society, 1987.. [42] p. Paperback, with exhibition poster inserted. Fine, with a few annotations. Numerous b/w illustrations. (Book ref. 141)   £10.50
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Shepherd, Margaret Using calligraphy: a workbook of alphabets, projects and techniques.
New York: Collier Books; London: Collier Macmillan, 1979.. 143 p. Paperback, spiralbound. Good, with bookplate of earlier owner. An excellent beginners' guide to formal writing. (Book ref. 131)   £9.50
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Martin, Judy The complete guide to calligraphy: techniques and materials.
London: Guild Publishing, 1985.. 159 p. Very good, with dustjacket. A thorough guide to formal writing with numerous photographs in colour and b/w. (Book ref. 132)   £11.50
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Laker, Russell Anatomy of lettering. (How to do it series, no.37).
London: The Studio Publications, 1946 [reprinted 1947].. 96 p. A well-used copy, boards worn and stained, binding loose. (Book ref. 138)   £7.50
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Johnston, Edward The House of David, his inheritance: a book of sample scripts, 1914 A.D.
London: Victoria and Albert Museum, 1966, 4th impression 1983. 0112902367. [33] p. Paperback with strong card covers. Very good. The first in a series of facsimiles issued by the Victoria and Albert Museum. Reproduces a fine manuscript commissioned from Johnston by Sir Sydney Cockerell. (Book ref. 139)   £9.50
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Holme, Rathbone and Frost, Kathleen M. (eds.) Modern lettering and calligraphy: a sequel to Lettering of today.
London: The Studio Publications, 1954.. 144 p. Boards worn, contents good. Numerous reproductions of contemporary lettering of all types. (Book ref. 137)   £15.50
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Hoare, Diana Advanced calligraphy techniques: ideas in action.
London: Studio Vista, 1989.. 144 p. Very good, with dustjacket. Lavishly illustrated in colour throughout. (Book ref. 133)   £17.50
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Hassall, A.g. and W. O. The Douce Apocalypse: with an introduction and notes.
London: Faber, 1961.. 32 p., with 12 colour plates tipped in. Good, without dustjacket, ex libris with withdrawn stamp. (Book ref. 129)   £9.50
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Halliday, Peter (ed.) Calligraphy masterclass.
London: Collins, 1990.. 128 p. Very good, in dustjacket. 15 international calligraphers, working in a wide range of media, explain and demonstrate their processes and techniques. Lavishly illustrated in colour and b/w throughout. (Book ref. 134)   £12.50
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Evetts, L. C. Roman lettering: a study of the letters of the inscription at the base of the Trajan Column, with an outline of the history of lettering in Britain.
London: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd., 1938 [reprinted 1952].. 87 p. Good, some inkstains on boards. A detailed analysis of the design and construction of Roman letters. (Book ref. 135)   £9.50
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Dumpleton, John le F. The art of handwriting: an introduction to the italic hand.
Birmingham: British Pens Ltd., 1954.. [30] p. Paperback. Good. Written in the italic hand throughout. (Book ref. 130)   £8.50
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Boase, T. S. R. The York Psalter, in the Library of the Hunterian Museum, Glasgow: with an introduction and notes.
London: Faber, 1962.. 32 p. with 8 colour plates tipped in. Good, without dustjacket, ex libris with withdrawn stamp, front free endpaper pasted down. (Book ref. 128)   £9.50
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Angel, Marie The art of calligraphy: a practical guide.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1977.. 120 p. Good, in dustjacket, with bookplate of earlier owner. An excellent beginners' guide to formal writing. (Book ref. 127)   £9.50
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