A tight, clean hardcover book in like new condition. 141p. A history in praise of calligraphy and the written word in all its other forms. Includes black and white plates of stylized handwriting throughout history.
B/w illustrations, sketches, color illustrations all present visually appealing cornucopia of lettering, the alphabet itself becoming a work of art. Apparent First Thus; English edition of 4000 copies (c1979). translation by Bruce Kennett. Hardcover, VG-/VG. Approx. 8.5x9.5". Green boards; lettering clear on spine. Corners not bumped. Front board has slight bend. NOT ex-lib. 142 pgs. Black endpapers. Text very clean. White dj has faint edgewear. Clear lettering on spine. Striking black and green lettering fills front panel.
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