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Calligraphy: Calligraphia Latina by  Johann George; Ferdinand von Freisleben Schwandner - First Edition - 1958 - from A&D Books and Biblio.co.uk

Calligraphy: Calligraphia Latina

by Schwandner, Johann George; Ferdinand von Freisleben

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New York: Dover, 1958. Hardcover. First thus. Very Good+ clothbound hardcover with light rubbing to the extremities, a pencil line to the back, and light signs of handling; the interior is clean and bright; lacking dj. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. The first unabridged facsimile re-publication of 'Calligraphia Latina' by Johann George von Schwandner, Librarian of the Imperial Library of Vienna, originally published in 1756. The introduction and text are here translated into the English for the first time. The book presents a number of full ornamental alphabets as well as ornate calligraphic frames and panels, ornamental flourishes, calligraphic pictures, and 14 symbolic plates devoted to the major European monarchs of the day. The calligraphy is by Ferdinand von Freisleben. xiv + ca. 140 unpaginated pages; ca. 700 b&w illustrations; 9.25 x 13.25 inches. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.
  • Bookseller: A&D Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 23198
  • Title: Calligraphy: Calligraphia Latina
  • Author: Schwandner, Johann George; Ferdinand von Freisleben
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Dover
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1958
  • Keywords: Typography
  • Bookseller catalogs: Graphic Arts & Design;

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