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Paint Your Own Illuminated Letters: A Fascinating Guide to the History of Illumination with More Than 25 Practical Projects by  Stefan Oliver - First Edition - 2001 - from A&D Books and Biblio.co.uk

Paint Your Own Illuminated Letters: A Fascinating Guide to the History of Illumination with More Than 25 Practical Projects

by Oliver, Stefan

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New York: Todtri, 2001. Hardcover. First American edition, 2001. Fine hardcover with a previous owner's name to the ffep in a Near Fine dust jacket with light traces of shelf wear. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. "This study places calligraphy into its historical context, and by drawing upon years of experience and expertise, the author gives detailed advice regarding the tools and working practices required to decorate the most stunning illustrated letters. Included are easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions, helpfully illustrated by specially commissioned photography and artwork." Text by Stefan Oliver. 128 pages; color illustrations throughout; 9.25 x 11.25 inches. Index.


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