Heather Child
Society of Scribes/Taplinger Press, New York, 1985 (rev. ed.); originally published 1950, English
Nonfiction, Graphic Design
ISBN: 9780800811983

This collection of 18 authoritative articles details information on various methods and practices, including formal scripts, quill preparation, parchment and manuscript binding. Includes explanatory line drawings, alphabets, and some 50 reproductions of work by contemporary calligraphers and binders.

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Alice Koeth

This practical and profusely illustrated bible of authoritative articles is a comprehensive collection by members of the distinguished Society of Scribes and Illuminators, England. All the contributors are professional craftspeople with extensive experience in their areas of expertise. A must-have book for anyone interested in pursuing a knowledge of calligraphy, or seriously interested in practicing scribal skills and their applications. Expansive and thoroughly illustrated chapters on calligraphy, the making of fine writing instruments, and book-page design. 

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