The History and Technique of Lettering

The History and Technique of Lettering
Author : Alexander Nesbitt
Publisher : Courier Corporation
Total Pages : 300
Release : 1998-01-01
ISBN 10 : 0486402819
ISBN 13 : 9780486402819
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The History and Technique of Lettering Book Description:

This comprehensive, well-illustrated volume ranges from the earliest pictographs and hieroglyphics to the work of 20th-century designers. Subjects include early writing forms; Roman lettering; runes and medieval hands; the Carolingian minuscule and derivative types; humanistic writing and derivative fonts; and much more. 89 complete alphabets and more than 165 additional specimens.


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