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    Default Writing & Illuminating & Lettering, by Edward Johnston

    If you enjoy the art of writing, try to add Writing & Illuminating & Lettering, by Edward Johnston, to your library. It was first published in 1911, and by 1927, it was up to 15 editions. It is still being published today.

    The publisher's name of this edition should be familiar: Pitman (of shorthand fame).

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    Default Re: Writing & Illuminating & Lettering, by Edward Johnston

    Quote Originally Posted by FredRydr View Post
    If you enjoy the art of writing, try to add Writing & Illuminating & Lettering, by Edward Johnston, to your library. It was first published in 1911, and by 1927, it was up to 15 editions. It is still being published today.

    The publisher's name of this edition should be familiar: Pitman (of shorthand fame).

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    Default Re: Writing & Illuminating & Lettering, by Edward Johnston

    The bibliophile in me can't help admiring the beauty of early 20th Century printing and bookbinding of which your book is ample evidence. Thank you for sharing.

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    Default Re: Writing & Illuminating & Lettering, by Edward Johnston

    Yes it is...at first I thought one of them was Mark 8:26, but its 1st Cor. 13:3.
    That looks like a very interesting book! Thanks
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    Default Re: Writing & Illuminating & Lettering, by Edward Johnston

    No substitute for handling a printed book, of course, but Archive.org and Project Gutenberg have copies online.

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    Default Re: Writing & Illuminating & Lettering, by Edward Johnston

    I was going to post more photos, but FPGeeks' vBulletin ver 4 is failing to allow uploads again.

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    Default Re: Writing & Illuminating & Lettering, by Edward Johnston

    One more got through!

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    Default Re: Writing & Illuminating & Lettering, by Edward Johnston

    Looks like it'll be just one image per post. Here's the last I was going to post. It's not easy choosing which page to photograph.

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    Default Re: Writing & Illuminating & Lettering, by Edward Johnston

    I like the drawn out strokes shown. Very interesting book for sure.
    0.5mm vs 0.7mm graphite sizes is much like 9mm vs 45acp...they both work if you know what you are doing. - me

    Looking for Caran d'Ache Type 55 2mm set and Rotation .7 pencils.

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