product description page

Art in the Alphabet : A History of the Evolution of Hand Lettering (Paperback) (Lewis F. Day)

Art in the Alphabet : A History of the Evolution of Hand Lettering (Paperback) (Lewis F. Day) - image 1 of 1

about this item

More than 250 illustrations depict the alphabet's changing forms, from handsome Roman letters cut in marble and delicate English courthand to 16th-century Greek initials and playful modern styles. In addition to surveying historical trends, this book reflects the artistic ability involved in rendering the alphabet. An introductory essay traces the evolution of the English alphabet.
Number of Pages: 256.0
Genre: Art, History
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Dover Pubns
Author: Lewis F. Day
Language: English
Street Date: September 21, 2016
TCIN: 51750486
UPC: 9780486454610
Item Number (DPCI): 248-31-7283

guest reviews

Prices, promotions, styles and availability may vary by store & online. See our price match guarantee. See how a store is chosen for you.