Theory of Spencerian Penmanship

Author: P. R. Spencer
Publisher: Mott Media (MI)
ISBN: 088062082X
Release Date: 1985-01-01
Genre: Education

Book 5 presents sentences and sayings for writing practice.

Spencerian Penmanship Set

Author: P. R. Spencer
Publisher: Mott Media
ISBN: 088062096X
Release Date: 1985-01-01
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Complete course in elementary school handwriting. Can also be used to improve the handwriting of older students or adults. Set includes the Theory book and the 5 copybooks.

Spencerian Copybook 4

Author: P. R. Spencer
Publisher: Mott Media
ISBN: 0880620862
Release Date: 2003-02-01
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

This copybook completes the capital alphabet and provides practice on all the letters as they appear in words.

Spencerian Copybook

Author: Platt R. Spencer
Publisher: Mott Media (MI)
ISBN: 0880620951
Release Date: 1985-01-01
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

This set contains the copybooks 1-5 only. These are used to practice cursive writing for second or third graders or to improve the handwriting of older students or adults. To be used with the Theory of Spencerian Penmanship.

Mastering Copperplate Calligraphy

Author: Eleanor Winters
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486409511
Release Date: 2000-05-08
Genre: Art

Practical guide teaches elegant 18th-century writing style. Each letterform demonstrated stroke by stroke with clear explanation. Write quotations, poems, invitations, more. Numerous black-and-white illus. Bibliography.

The Palmer Method of Business Writing

Author: Austin Palmer
Publisher: Read Books Ltd
ISBN: 9781446549421
Release Date: 2013-04-16
Genre: Business & Economics

This early work is both expensive and hard to find in its first edition. It comprises a series of self-teaching lessons in rapid, plain, unshaded, coarse-pen, muscular movement writing for use in all schools, public or private, where an easy and legible handwriting is the object sought. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

The Universal Penman

Author: George Bickham
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486206165
Release Date: 1941
Genre: Design

"An essential part of any art library, and a book of permanent value not affected by seasonal styles." — American Artist. Here is Bickham's famous treasury of English roundhand calligraphy from 1740. Includes 125 pictorial scenes, over 200 script pictures, 19 complete animals, 275 lettered specimens, more than 100 panels, frames, cartouches, and other effects, and more.

Spencerian Penmanship Practice Book the Declaration of Independence

Author: Harvest Crittenden
ISBN: 161243679X
Release Date: 2017-05-16
Genre: Art

An all new Spencerian practice book features the timeless words of Thomas Jeffereson and perforated, tear-out pages The secret to success is no secret: Practice. Practice. Practice. But for those wanting to master Spencerian penmanship, there are currently fewer than 30 practice sentences available. And those are in low quality reproductions of 19th century pamphlets. Until now! This all new book offers over 100 pages of example sentences written by Harvest Crittenden, America's foremost expert on the Spencerian script. Developed in the United States, the Spencerian system was the standard for all personal and business correspondence in the 1800s. And this book rightfully reflects the script's origin by using the text from the greatest of American documents: The Declaration of Independence. Each page in this handy workbook includes clearly penned lettering across the top of the page, plus line after line of practice space below where students can master letter height, width, spacing, stroke weight, and more. The pages are even perforated so it is easy for you to tear them out and practice on a perfectly flat surface.

George Bickham s Penmanship Made Easy Or The Young Clerk s Assistant

Author: George Bickham
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486297799
Release Date: 1997-07
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Unabridged reprint of extremely rare 18th-century manual offers helpful hints on forming letters, holding the pen, arm and wrist positions, and posture. Includes rich sampling of alphabets, maxims, didactic verses, and other words of advice. Charmingly illustrated instruction manual for calligraphers, commercial artists,and devoteés of fine penmanship.

Calligraphy in the Copperplate Style

Author: Herb Kaufman
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486240374
Release Date: 1980
Genre: Art

Simple and straightforward guide takes you step by step through the entire process of creating copperplate lettering: the nine basic strokes, lower-case and upper-case letters, how to join letters into words, and how to form numerals and punctuation. Bracketing the instructional chapters is information on materials and proper preparation. Guide sheets. 64 illustrations.

Copperplate Calligraphy

Author: Dick Jackson
Publisher: Courier Dover Publications
ISBN: 9780486810034
Release Date: 2016-03-21
Genre: Art

No need for copper or plates to achieve the distinctive calligraphic script of eighteenth-century Europe ― just a pen, ink, and this comprehensive workbook will do. Master calligrapher Dick Jackson explains the basic strokes for almost all letters of the copperplate alphabet. Simple instructions and examples introduce the swirls, flourishes, strikings, and thick and thin strokes that make copperplate calligraphy a source of pleasure for the practitioner and a delight to the reader. A historical introduction traces the growth of copperplate from its roots in the French ronde of the seventeenth century, to its adaptation by English clerks into their copybooks, and the development of the style known as round hand. In addition, guide sheets and instructions for individual letters and numbers offer aspiring calligraphers a practical approach to this enduring art form.

The Art of Cursive Penmanship

Author: Michael R. Sull
Publisher: Sky Pony Press
ISBN: 1510730524
Release Date: 2018-07-03

A thorough guide to making your cursive writing efficient, legible, and expressive.

Handwriting in America

Author: Tamara Plakins Thornton
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300074417
Release Date: 1998-04-01
Genre: History

In this engaging history, the author demonstrates handwriting in America from colonial times to the present. Exploring such subjects as penmanship, pedagogy, handwriting analysis, autograph collecting, and calligraphy revivals, Thornton investigates the shifting functions and meanings of handwriting. 57 illustrations.