(New York): Thames and Hudson, (1990),
First Edition. octavo, boards in dust jacket. 144pp. Thames and Hudson, Item #29748
Over 1,500 entries covering a complete range of topics, from writing surfaces, materials and tools, to prominent figures in the development of calligraphy. Illumination is discussed in depth, with entries on pigments, burshes, gilding, and design patterns. Illustrated. Introduction by Hermann Zapf. Several short tears to jacket which is not price clipped.