Monograms and Alphabetic Devices Lettering, Calligraphy, Typography

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Dover Publications #ad - This book contains the entire contents of four fine volumes of monogram and allied devices published between 1830 and 1881. Importantly, every device shown may be reproduced by the purchaser free of charge. Artists, draftspeople, designers, publishing, engravers, and students will use it as an aid in creating their own letter designs; while those in the printing, and craftspeople will find this book a prolific source of inspiration and unusual styles; typographers, advertising, calligraphers, and allied fields will call upon it whenever a distinctive monogram or decoration is needed.

. Over 2, 500 monogrammatic and alphabetic designs are displayed in plates from "Dictionnaire du Chiffre-monogramme, " etc. By charles demengeot 1881; "Monograms and Ciphers, " by H. There are heavy, and free outline; and an immense variety of letter styles, thick-and-thin script styles; fanciful and formal designs; monograms in circles, ovals, intricately entwined monograms that appear as though engraved on metal; lighter, square shapes, including many designed for the particular device.

Monograms and Alphabetic Devices Lettering, Calligraphy, Typography #ad - A notable feature of this volume is the index of monograms and ciphers, listing alphabetically every letter combination shown and the page or pages on which each appears "S W", for example, is drawn in three different styles; "A L" in five; but "F N H W" in only one; and an Index of Names and Devices.

Gordon Smith n. D. There are monograms in every two-letter combination and extensive selections of three and four letters; name devices "Alice, " "Theodore, " etc.

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2,100 Victorian Monograms Lettering, Calligraphy, Typography

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Dover Publications #ad - His exceptional skills are notably evident in this comprehensive compilation of more than 2, 000 elegant two-letter monograms, originally published in a German edition in 1869. The handsome victorian-styled monograms are easily reproduced and copyright free, needlework, crafts, ready for immediate use in art, and other decorative projects.

. Imagination, ideal for use on scrolls, and a disciplined freedom distinguish these inventive initials, certificates, awards, ingenuity, and other printed announcements in need of calligraphic excitement. The noted victorian-era designer Karl Klimsch excelled in the use of clean lines, shading, and three-dimensional effects in rendering the elements of decorative alphabets.

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The Encyclopedia of Monograms

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Skyhorse #ad - The remarkable encyclopedia of monograms—filled with over 11, 000 handsomely engraved initials, emblems, and as an inspiration to create new work, crests, ciphers, badges, both as a compendium of the very best monogramming work of the past, insignias, and shields—is a resource of fantastic scope that will be useful to anyone working in the field of graphic design, commercial and artistic.

From elaborate gothic figures, floral art nouveau triumphs, to elegant, to restrained Victorian creations, The Encyclopedia of Monograms offers an exhaustive array of decorative marks sure to influence original and unforgettable designs. Monograms, once indicators of social or commercial exclusiveness, are now symbols of creativity, testaments to the idea that everyone deserves to individualize his or her own things.

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5000 Decorative Monograms for Artists and Craftspeople Dover Pictorial Archive

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Dover Publications #ad - Arranged alphabetically in columns, each series is grouped under an appropriate head. Crowns, and a number of ancient and modern alphabets are displayed in the final plates, coronets, with many quaint and beautiful specimens of ornamental lettering found throughout the work. This voluminous and diversified collection contains more than 5, three-, 000 examples of two-, and four-letter combinations in a rich variety of styles.

. Indispensable to commercial artists and designers, the comprehensive sourcebook of royalty-free design will also be a boon to craftworkers.

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Treasury of Floral Designs and Initials for Artists and Craftspeople Dover Pictorial Archive

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Dover Publications #ad - You'll find a thousand different uses for this practical archive of royalty-free designs with a floral theme. Textile designers, illustrated letters, borders, and calligraphers will also find the volume brimming with useful ideas and models for creating rich floral designs, graphic artists, and frames.

Most incorporate elaborately embellished letters, initials, monograms, and names. Needleworkers, fabric painters, bed linens, clothing, and other craftworkers will love browsing through these pages for the perfect design to personalize towels, handkerchiefs, and more. It includes over 700 wonderfully graceful and imaginative designs featuring flowers, leaves, and vines in delicate interlacements.

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Charted Monograms for Needlepoint and Cross-Stitch Dover Embroidery, Needlepoint

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Dover Publications #ad - All the monograms that can be composed with pairs of letters are here. All are charted for ready use in different forms of needlework — needlepoint, crochet, latch-hooking, counted cross-stitch, or knitting. The informative introduction tells you how to enlarge or reduce the monograms, and gives simple directions on how to do them in your favorite form of needlework.

. The book also includes a number of crowns plus several large and small alphabets with numerals, both Roman and Arabic. The monogram is an attractive and popular way of personalizing your wardrobe or household linens: tablecloths, pillowcases, napkins, shirts, sheets, towels, handkerchiefs, sweaters, blouses, dresses, jackets, and other items.

Charted Monograms for Needlepoint and Cross-Stitch Dover Embroidery, Needlepoint #ad - This collection contains 350 unusual and striking monograms taken from a rare Viennese album printed at the turn of the century.

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Script Lettering for Artists Lettering, Calligraphy, Typography

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Dover Publications #ad - All this illustrative material furnishes excellent models for study and practice. This, then, is an essential book for every art director and designer concerned with lettering. Media such as advertising, book and periodical page designs, packaging, etc. Have brought the glories of the master penmen of the past back into vogue.

One feature of the general resurgence of the graphic arts is the revival of the script letter. He also deals with the construction of numerals, how to correct mistakes, commercial handwriting, the flourish and its basic elements, etc and gives a concise introduction to layout and package design. It is also a fundamental text used in advertising and commercial art courses throughout the country; no student in the field should be without a copy.

This volume, prepared by a noted authority and containing numerous examples of his handiwork, is a basic guide to the construction of the script letter and its practical use. The book gives the beginner a thorough, straightforward course of instruction, with advice on virtually every facet of the art of script lettering.

Script Lettering for Artists Lettering, Calligraphy, Typography #ad - In addition, coulée, together with samples of various styles round hand, bâtarde, the book offers dozens of illustrations of script work in present-day advertising and packaging, free style, and more. Throughout his account, tools, and equipment needed and provides exact specifications, brand names, Thompson stresses materials, penpoint types and sizes, and the like.

The history of lettering is also briefly sketched, including the work of some of the famous penmen and engravers of history: Bickham, and there are examples from early copybooks, Tompkins, Cocker, Barbedor, and others. In his clear and economical presentation, how to "build" the letters out of a few primary strokes, the direction of the pen in inking, the author tells you how to hold the pen, how the letters should be slanted, and every other step of the process.

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Compendium Of Ancien Artistic Initials For Vintage Style Monograms

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BookSurge Publishing #ad - A collection of over 3400 intricate artistic initials largely drawn from Victorian, Art Nouveau and Edwardian eras suitable for use in vintage style monogramming. Initials and designs are in larger format most are 2 inches high or greater to preserve detail and encompass a vast array of styles recovered from hard to find original sources.

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The Universal Penman

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bnpublishing.com #ad - Unfortunately, bickham published his work in 52 separate parts, over a period of eight years. 19 complete alphabets: round hand, florid, round text, foliated, Old English, and others. This dover edition, contains every plate which Bickham engraved, however, and each is reproduced from an original so remarkably clear that these modern plates are actually better than most 18th-century originals.

Individual items in this book are permission-free, payment, and may be used up to ten items per use without permission, or credit line. To list only part of its contents: • Over 125 pictorial scenes, duels, family scenes, rustic festivities, commerce, clear copperplates of drinking scenes, more.275 lettered specimens, featherings, swirls, overlaid with fine flourishes, spirals, volutes, etc.

The Universal Penman #ad - . Very welcome. Over 200 script pictures, fish, busts, male and female heads, griffins, birds, cherubs, etc. This book contains more than 210 full-page plates, each crammed full of beautiful and interesting material. In bickham’s own day it was difficult to get a complete set of the Universal Penman; today, it is virtually impossible, apart from this edition, for most surviving 18th-century copies lack certain rare plates.

Magnificent. Graphis "A valuable addition for art directors.

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Fantastic Ornament: 110 Designs and Motifs Dover Pictorial Archive

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Dover Publications #ad - Dover Publications. Decorations include:cartouches in the style of louis XIII; stone balustrades; arabesques; roof cornices; Renaissance-era drawing-room cabinets; Elizabethan chimney pieces; plus friezes for textiles and wallpaper, decorative scutcheons, mirror frames, and much more. These versatile royalty-free illustrations are equally suitable for immediate use, adaptation, and inspiration.

Swirling with gargoyles, devils, and other images that haunt both dreams and nightmares, griffins, dragons, this otherworldly assortment features more than 100 decorations from a rare nineteenth-century volume.

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Monograms and Antique Linens: A Collection of Beautiful Linens, Hand-sewn Clothing, and Fine Monogram Work

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Hoffman Media #ad - The book features sections on the history of monograms, the proper use of monograms, royal monograms, as well as ideas for today’s monograms with a modern twist. This book is a beautiful collection of linens, hand-sewn clothing, and fine monogram work. There are sections featuring colonial Williamsburg, as well as the Biltmore and the Vanderbilt monogrammed collections with the history of the houses, too.

Custom emblems wrap a home in gentility and timeless grace, becoming tomorrow’s treasured heirlooms while lending an air of unmistakable elegance. Dover Publications. Monogrammed tableware accompanies the linens, as well as outstanding silver monograms. Detailed photography showcases classic styles―from antiques to modern designs―highlighting how the beloved custom of monogramming continues to flourish today.

Monograms and Antique Linens: A Collection of Beautiful Linens, Hand-sewn Clothing, and Fine Monogram Work #ad - Monograms and antique linensserves as a reference book on the proper etiquette for monogramming, the care of fine and antique linens, and provides sources where readers can find these items from today's merchants.

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