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Welcome to the  Newsletter for November 2014.


The nights are drawing in, the garden is covered with leaves that need raking up, and there are Christmas Cards and presents to worry about.

Busy times for me too, as I am about to start a 25 day run as Santa in our local Shopping Mall in Greenock Town Centre. So, this Newsletter is going to be short of news, but more a list of some great books, DVDs, etc that YOU may wish to ask Santa for.

The following list contains links to the relevant pages within my web-site.  







The Origin of the Serif (Pb Edition)

Father Edward Catich



Adventure with Letters - A Memoir

Michael Harvey



Historical Scripts / Historical Types (2 Book Set) (Also available individually)

Stan Knight



 Wurzeln und Fluegen (Roots & Wings)

Katharina Pieper



Jan Tschichold, Master Typographer, life, work & legacy

Cees Jong



Take Your Pleasure Seriously

Luca Barcellona




Birgit Nass



LETMAN - The Art and Lettering of Job Wouters

Job Wouters



Private Pleasures - Illuminated Manuscripts - Persia to Paris

Stella Panayotova



The Golden Thread - Story of Writing (Signed by the Author)

Ewan Clayton



Calligraphy – A Book of Contemporary Inspiration

Denise Lach



Book Art - Ideas to transform your (unwanted) books

Clare Youngs



Book Art - Studio Handbook

Dolin & Lapidow



Bound for Success - Designer Bookbinders Competition 2009

Edited by Jeanette Koch



Prize Volumes - Designer Bookbinders Competition 2013

Edited by Jeanette Koch



Rope of Words

Megan Kerr



LITTERAE -  A Visual Trip Through Literary Ancient Rome

Yves Leterme



My Word, My World - Catalogue of Calligraphy, Askøy 2014

Curated by Bas Vlam



Holy Writ – Jewish, Christian & Islamic Calligraphy

Lichfield Cathedral



Optical & Geometrical All-over Patterns

Jean Larcher



The Macclesfield Alphabet Book

Lovett & de Hamel



Italic Rhythm to Polyrhythmic (Expanding Writing) (DVD)

Denis Brown



The titles above are active links to the relevant page in my web-site. Click on the link to get more information about that item. 

  Also available is Jean Larcher’s amazing tome “Character Traits


  This is an outstanding piece of work from Jean Larcher, and will surely be sitting in pride of place on any serious calligrapher’s bookshelf.

  Important Note: The set weights 3 kg, including the slipcase. For this reason, and in order to keep costs down, I am taking orders and these will be shipped directly to you from the publisher who is based in Germany.

  The shipping costs from the publisher together with the price of the book to your global region will vary and are currently as follows:-

Germany             = £97 + £6 shipping         = £103

UK                          = £97 = £13.50 shipping = £110.50

Rest of World    = £97 + £24 shipping       = £121 

  Your package will be tracked and the publisher will provide me with the shipping agent’s tracking information so that I can keep you advised of its progress. Your card will not be charged before your book arrives with you.

  Please note that the publisher is currently reviewing both the shipping regions and costs so there may be some changes to the above table.

This is a limited edition of just 500 copies and each copy has been hand signed by the author 

Click here to learn more about this amazing piece of work

8 jul 14 @ 8:13 pm gmt

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The Painted Letters of Adolf Bernd
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