The World Encyclopedia Of Calligraphy

The World Encyclopedia of Calligraphy
Publisher Sterling Publishing Company Incorporated
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Category Art
Total Pages 308
ISBN 1402733682
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Discover the sophisticated beauty of calligraphy from around the world with this comprehensive, one-of-a-kind resource. Using visual examples accompanied by expert commentary, The World Encyclopedia of Calligraphy features 55 living scripts, including Carolingian (Roman), Japanese Hiragana, Thuluth (Arabic), Ü-Chen (Tibetan) and Yerushalmi (Hebrew). Each script includes an overview of its origins, traditions and unique characteristics while an expanded description includes the kind of writing system used, the direction and sequence of the lines of continuous text, distinctions between majuscule and minuscule and the principal writing tool. Both a step-by-step guide and sumptuous visual tour, this groundbreaking collection will teach and inspire novices, experts and admirers alike.

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  • Publisher : Sterling Publishing Company Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2011

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  • Publisher : Sterling Publishing Company Incorporated
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