The world encyclopedia of calligraphy : the ultimate compendium on the art of fine writing : history, craft, technique / compiled and edited by Christopher Calderhead and Holly Cohen.

This is a comprehensive, one-of-a-kind resource that looks at the sophisticated beauty of calligraphy from around the world. It features 55 living scripts, with visual examples and an overview of origins, traditions & unique characteristics.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Calderhead, Christopher
Other Authors: Cohen, Holly
Published: New York, NY : Sterling, [2011], ©2011.
Physical Description:xi, 308 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 27 cm
Format: Book
  • Introduction
  • The edged pen
  • The Roman alphabet
  • Greek and Cyrillic
  • Hebrew
  • Arabic
  • Indian scripts
  • Tibetan
  • The East Asian brush
  • Chinese
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Armenian and other traditions
  • Afterword
  • Glossary.