Historical Scripts. From Classical Times to the Renaissance.


Published by Oak Knoll Press,, New Castle, DE:, 1998
New Condition: New. Hardcover
From Colophon Book Shop, ABAA (Exeter, NH, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since 19 April 2004

Quantity Available: 2

Buy New
Price: 31.59 Convert Currency
Shipping: 28.79 From U.S.A. to United Kingdom Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

About this Item

large quarto, (112)pp. From the Foreword by Ewan Clayton: "Historical Scripts is a book for the historian, the Palaeographer, the calligrapher, the typographer and anyone with an interest in western lettering and documents. With its survey of the development of bookhands, its excellent illustrations and soundly researched sources, it enables us not only to survey the history of manuscripts, but to see details of letter construction, to make judgements about the technical conditions of writing, its aulities of rhythm and movement, that are usually only possible when consulting an original manuscript." Second, Revised and Expanded edition. Originally published in 1984. Bookseller Inventory # 4490

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: Historical Scripts. From Classical Times to ...

Publisher: Oak Knoll Press,, New Castle, DE:

Publication Date: 1998

Binding: cloth in dust jacket.

Book Condition:New.

Store Description

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.

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

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...

More Information
Shipping Terms:

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.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

Check Money Order Bank/Wire Transfer