The Universal Penman. A Survey of Western Calligraphy from the Roman Period to 1980.

London: V & A Museum, 1980,

First Edition. oblong quarto, wrappers. (x), 152pp. V & A Museum, Item #20

Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, July -September, 1980. Extensively illustrated. All facets of the V & A Collection are highlighted with representative pieces of manuscript, engraved and printed calligraphy from the Roman times to the twentieth century. A final section focuses on the history of the Study of Calligraphy and Works specially commissioned for the exhibition. Fine. With the small label of Boston calligrapher, Tom Costello.

Price: $15.00