Discover the sophisticated beauty of calligraphy from around the world with this comprehensive,
The World Encyclopedia of Calligraphy features 55 living scripts, including Carolingian (Roman), Japanese Hiragana (Japanese), Thuluth (Arabic),
Each script includes an overview of its origins, traditions, and unique characteristics, while an expanded description includes the kind of writing system used, the direction and sequence of the lines of continuous text, distinctions between majuscule and minuscule, and the principal writing tool.
Authors — Christopher Calderhead and Holly Cohen.
Hardcover. 320 pages. 10" × 10" (25 cm × 25 cm).