October 2018 Non-Fiction Home & Leisure

The World Encyclopedia of Calligraphy: The Ultimate Compendium on the Art of Fine Writing edited by Christopher Calderhead, Holly Cohen


Hardback | Oct 2018 | Sterling | 9781454930389 | 320pp | 254x254mm | Temporarily unavailable | GEN | AUD$39.99

Discover the sophisticated beauty of calligraphy from around the world with this comprehensive, one-of-a-kind resource. 

This groundbreaking international tour of calligraphy now features a sumptuous new foil-stamped cover. Showcasing the work of a roster of international artists, it features more than 60 scripts drawn by experts from America and Armenia to Syria and Tibet. Reflecting the diversity of contemporary calligraphy, it includes lessons and exercises for learning to write 28 alphabets, including Arabic, Chinese, Hebrew, Japanese, Roman, and more. This unique volume offers an exploration of each script’s history, while beautiful step-by-step instructions and examples will inspire and guide calligraphy enthusiasts and experts alike.