Edward Johnston: Master Calligrapher.

HOLLIDAY, Peter.

Edité par British Library,, London:, 2007
Ancien(s) ou d'occasion boards in dust jacket.
Vendeur Colophon Book Shop, ABAA (Exeter, NH, Etats-Unis)

Vendeur AbeBooks depuis 19 avril 2004

Evaluation du vendeur Evaluation 4 étoiles

Quantité : 3

Disponible auprès d'autres vendeurs

Afficher tous les  exemplaires de ce livre
Acheter D'occasion
Prix: EUR 47,62 Autre devise
Livraison : EUR 4,63 Vers Etats-Unis Destinations, frais et délais
Ajouter au panier

Modes de paiement
acceptés par le vendeur

Visa Mastercard American Express Carte Bleue

Chèque Mandat postal Virement bancaire

A propos de cet article

quarto, 416pp. Edward Johnston (1872-1944) was a man of letters - master calligrapher, typeface designer and creator of the lettering and branding for the London Underground. He was also a great teacher and philosopher. Many were, and still are, influenced by his down-to-earth ideas on calligraphy and lettering, and those who studied in his classes at the Central School of Art and the Royal College of Art in London took his ideas and views into their own classes and to their own students. Great calligraphers and letterers of today throughout the world are still influenced by Edward Johnston's work. This detailed book by art and design historian Peter Holliday looks afresh at Johnston's work and legacy. It considers his friendships and his philosophy, the people he worked with and the influence he had on them and others. Importantly it gives details of the setting up of the craft community at Ditchling in Sussex and the craftspeople who were all drawn to the village as a result. During his career, Peter Holliday taught at Ravensbourne College of Design and worked at Ditchling Museum. He contributed to and edited the book Eric Gill in Ditchling published in 2002. Holliday passed away in November 2003 while creating this book, and the task of completing it passed to his sister, Susan Skinner. As a fellow calligrapher, she recognized the importance of this book on Johnston. With the information left to her by Holliday, Skinner contacted Sam Mullen to help her complete this book. Skinner and Mullen lightly edited Holliday's work using his impeccable research and have left the original Preface, written in 2002, untouched. Illustrated. New. N° de réf. du libraire 16392

Poser une question au libraire

Détails bibliographiques

Titre : Edward Johnston: Master Calligrapher.

Éditeur : British Library,, London:

Date d'édition : 2007

Reliure : boards in dust jacket.

Edition : First Edition..

Description de la librairie

We have an open shop in Exeter, New Hampshire, one hour north of Boston. Our street address is 101B Water St, Exeter, New Hampshire. We are open Monday through Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. or by appointment. Established 1971, Member Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America; International League of Antiquarian Booksellers; New Hampshire Antiquarian Booksellers Association. We specialize in Books about Books and the History of Printing, Books on Calligraphy, Typography, Papermaking, Bookbinding, Book Collecting, Libraries (Public & Private); Literary First Editions; Military History, esp. World War I Aviation.

Visitez la page d?accueil du vendeur

Conditions de vente :

We guarantee the condition of every book as it's described on the Abebooks web
sites. If you're dissatisfied with your purchase (Incorrect Book/Not as
Described/Damaged) or if the order hasn't arrived, you're eligible for a refund
within 30 days of the estimated delivery date. If you've changed your mind about
a book that you've ordered, please use the Ask bookseller a question link to
contact us and we'll respond within 2 business days. The Colophon Book Shop is
owned by Robert Liska, 101B Wate...

Pour plus d'information
Conditions de livraison :

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

Afficher le catalogue du vendeur