Edward Johnston – Writing, and Illuminating, and Lettering

£25.00

13 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

Read more about Edward Johnston here

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

Read more about Edward Johnston here