Lettering, Calligraphy:, Illumination of books and manuscripts
A collection of thirteen essays on calligraphy. Edited by Cecil Mortimer Lamb. Includes essays by: M.C. Oliver, William Bishop, John Woodcock, Alfred Fairbank, M. Therese Fisher, Sydney M. Cockerell, Margaret L. Hodson, William M. Gardner, Dorothy Hutton, Berthold Wolpe, and Irene Base.
"Thirteen essays by leading calligraphers and illuminators, as well as numerous plates, make The Calligrapher's Handbook a mine of valuable information for anyone interested in calligraphy. Every phase of the craft is covered from its materials through the recipes and techniques of gilding; the theory and design of formal scripts, heraldry, the design and binding of manuscript books and finally, the use and methods of illumination..."--description on back cover