More Than Fine Writing. The Life and Calligraphy of Irene Wellington.

Woodstock, NY: Overlook Press, (1987),

First American Edition. quarto, boards in dust jacket. 141pp. Overlook Press, Item #29184

Illustrated with color plates. A student of Edward Johnston's, Wellington was a major influence on modern calligraphy helping to change it from a medieval influenced craft resurrected during the Arts & Crafts Movement to a modern art form in which personal artistic expression played a part. With a biography and chronology by Heather Collins, an essay on the revival of calligraphy by Heather Child, and an analysis of her methods and particular gift by Donald Jackson. Ann Hechle contributes the captions to the plates and describes Wellington as a teacher. Light edge wear to jacket.

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