Edward Johnston – Writing & Illuminating & Lettering

£25.00

14 in stock

SKU: 9781526201010 Category:

This classic study of penmanship, lettering and illumination by the master of the London Underground typeface has been out of print for a number years … we’re proud to be the first outlet to sell this new edition, beautifully re-designed by Paul Felton.

The book was originally published in 1906 as part of a series of ‘Handbooks on the Artistic Crafts’ and covers fundamentals of acquiring a formal hand, creating manuscript books, techniques of illumination, lettering and methods of constructing and arranging letters, the Roman alphabet and its derivatives, lettering on metal, wood and stone, other topics.

  • 250 illustrations.
  • Published February 2016.
  • Published by D & B Books
  • Designed by Paul Felton

Description

This classic study of penmanship, lettering and illumination by the master of the London Underground typeface has been out of print for a number years … we’re proud to be the first outlet to sell this new edition, beautifully re-designed by Paul Felton.

The book was originally published in 1906 as part of a series of ‘Handbooks on the Artistic Crafts’ and covers fundamentals of acquiring a formal hand, creating manuscript books, techniques of illumination, lettering and methods of constructing and arranging letters, the Roman alphabet and its derivatives, lettering on metal, wood and stone, other topics.

  • 250 illustrations.
  • Published February 2016.
  • Published by D & B Books
  • Designed by Paul Felton