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Addiss, Stephen. 2006, 77 Dances (about), Weatherhill/Shambhala, Boston.

Anderson, Donald M. 1992, The Art of Written Form, Dover, Mineola.

Arrighi, Ludovico Vicentino (wiki). 1522, La Operina, online and .pdf, Rome.

Baker, Arthur. 1974, Calligraphic Alphabets (cover), Dover, Mineola.

Binyong, Yin. 1994, Modern Chinese Characters, Sinolingua, Beijing.

Brown, Michele P. 1994, Understanding Illuminating Manuscripts, The Paul Getty Museum and The British Library, London.

Catalogue. 2004, Materpieces of Ottoman Calligraphy, Sakip Sabanci Museum (about), Istanbul.

Catich, Edward M. 1968, The Origin of the Serif (about), The Catfish Press, Davenport.

Fink, Joanne. 1991, The Speedball Textbook (chart), Speadball Art, Statesville.

Fischer, Steven Roger. 2004, A History of Writing, Reaktion Books, London.

Gray, Nicolete. 1971, Lettering as Drawing, Oxford University Press, London.

Gray, Nicolete. 1986, History of Lettering, Phaidon, London.

Harris, David. 1995, Art of Calligraphy (toc, issuu), Dorling Kindersley, London.

Harris, Roy. 1986, The Origin of Writing, Duckworth, London.

Hill Boone, Elizabeth. 2000, Stories in Red & Black: pictorial histories of the Aztecs and Mixtecs, University of Texas Press, Austin.

Johnston, Edward. 1971, Writing & Illuminating & Lettering, Pitman, London.

Johnston, Edward. 1986, Lessons in Formal Writing, Pitman, London.

Koch, Rudolf (G. Cinamon). 2000. Letterer, Type Designer, Teacher, (about) Oak Knoll Press, New Castle.

Kunsthändlern, Paulus. 1655, The Proper Art of Writing (.pdf, review), Nürnberg.

Letter Arts Review (magazine), Greensboro, NC, USA: 1997-present.

Massironi, Manfredo. 2004, The Pleasure of Showing and Looking at Words (.pdf, book) Belle Lettere, Cittadella Padova.

Mediavilla, Claude. 1906, Calligraphie (cover), Imprimerie Nationale, Paris.

Mosley, James. 1999, The Nymph and the Grot: the revival of the sanserif letter, St Bride Printing Library, London.

Noordzij Gerritt. 2001, Letterletter, Hartley & Marks, Vancouver.

Noordzij Gerritt. 2005, The Stroke (about), Hyphen, London.

Novarese, Aldo. 1998, Il Segno Alfabetico, Associazione Culturale Progresso Grafico, Torino.

Ogg, Oscar. 1948, The 26 Letters (post), Thomas Y. Crowell Company, New York.

Pozzi, Giovanni. 1981, La Parola Dipinta, Adelphi, Milano.

Schulte Eliza. 1993, Brush Lettering (book), Green Editorial, London.

Robinson, Andrew. 1995, The Story of Writing, Thames and Hudson, London.

Safadi, Yasin Hamid. 1978, Islamic Calligraphy, Thames and Hudson, London.



Calligraphy & Lettering Arts Society UK,

IRCC International Research Centre for Calligraphy,

Associazione Calligrafica Italiana,

Schweiz. Kalligraphische Gesellschaft,

The Australian Society of Calligraphers,

The Society of Scribes and Illuminators UK,

The Society of Scribes NYC,

The Saint John's Bible,

The Edward Johnston Foundation,, article.pdf

Cheerio Calligraphy Centre,

Scriptorium am Rheinsprung Basel,

Confederation of European Calligraphy,

Rencontres internationales de Lure,

CIAC Rome,

Dal Segno alla Scrittura,

Belle Lettere,

MVK Contemporary Museum of Calligraphy,

IRCICA Research Center for Islamic History, Art and Culture,

Scriptorium de Toulouse,


Letter Exchange,

The IAMPETH Wisconsin,

Istitut d’Histoire du Livre: bibliography,

Theory and Practice


“Handwriting: A Key to Literacy” by S. Bowen,

“The Missing Ink: The Lost Art of Handwriting, and Why it Still Matters" by P. Hensher,, post

About Nibs and Calligraphy,, brochure.pdf

Tools and Materials,; pen-shapes.jpg

Calligraphic Styles handout,

Roman Capitals handout,

“The Trajan Inscription” by J. Mosley,

Foundational Hand handout,

Foundational Hand Lessons,

ONP Learning Centre Calligraphy Resources,


Labanotation handout,

Laban Movement Analysis,,,,

“The Palmer Method of Business Writing” by A.N. Palmer (1935),

“Teaching to See” by I. Druckery,

“How To Develop Hand Lettering Aesthetics”,

“Tips on How To Improve Handwriting”,

“Typographers’ Handwriting” by C. Adams,,

“The Real Meaning of Writing” by G. Noordzij,

“The Proper Art of Writing (1655)” by P.F. Kunsthändlern,,

“Boys’ Writing”, by O’Brien and Neal,

“Detesto la Calli–grafia” by S. Polano,

“Scrittura Corsiva” by M. Dengo,

“Learning Calligraphy” thread,

“Beginner’s Calligraphy Hampered By Being Lefty” thread,

“Software for Calligraphy” thread,

“Type, Handwriting and Lettering” by G. Briem,

“Fewer States Are Doing the Write Thing When It Comes to Cursive” by Brinkerhoff and Broder,

“Computer Off, Pencil Up: Course Helps Kids Get a Grip on Writing” by K. Stanley,

Zaner-Bloser Handwriting Samples,

“Evolution of the Latin Alphabet” thread,

“The Art of Hermann Zapf” by H. Peter,,

“Books By Hand 2007” workshop by M. Dengo,

“A Scribe’s Treasure: Calligraphy in the SFPL” by J. Prestianni,

“Articles and Essays on Calligraphy” at MVK-CMK,

“Out of Hand” by D. Crowley,

“About the History of Writing” by MVK-CMK,

“From the Depth of Ages: History of Calligraphy” by MVK-CMK,

“Letters Lost, A Didactic Elegy (Greek, Phoenician and Roman Developments)“ by S. Stone, 

Blackletter Resource Page by D. Reynolds,

“Kurrent—500 Years of German Handwriting” by R. Herrmann,—500-years-of-german-handwriting

“Cursive Writing Is Fading Skill, But so What?” by T. Breen,

“Handwriting vs. Typing” by A. Chemin,

“How Handwriting Trains the Brain” by G. Bounds,

“Mathematicians Mourn the Loss of the ‘Rolls-Royce of Chalk’” by M. Pascaud,

“Becoming a Calligrapher: Memoirs of an American Student of Calligraphy” by M. Zakariya,

Writing Lessons from the Koch Book,

Calligraphy Letterform Album by Scribe Johann Hering,

“A Constructed Roman Alphabet” by J. Hughes,

Normographe ISO 3098/I (Technical Lettering),

KalliCulator Automatic Calligraphy,; via

“Calligraphy Robot Uses a Motion Copy System to Reproduce Detailed Brushwork” by S. Katsura,

Digital Calligraphy by J. Scruggs,,, @26symbols

“Calligraphy.TV” by D. Brown,

„Wunderkammer“ by M. Polello e B. Nass,

Barchowsky Fluent Handwriting,

Spencerian Script Penmanship,

Cecilia Lettering Art,

Daily Drop Cap,

“Five From Four” Catalogue,,

“Alphabet” by T. Girvin,

Sereno Editore,

Calligraphies: Le Portail de Toutes Les Écritures,

Zakariya Islamic Calligraphy,

Hebrew Calligraphy Gallery,

Calligrafia Araba,

Islamic Calligraphy,

“Islamic Annotated Bibliography of Calligraphy” by A.H. Bayat,

Art of Arabic Calligraphy,

Arabic Calligraphic Styles,

The Origins of Arabic Calligraphy,,

“Arabic Calligraphy as a Typographic Exercise” by J. Kaestle,,

“Koran and Unicode a Calligraphy-Typography Conflict” by T. Milo,

Ottoman Tuğra,

Chinese Calligraphy,,,

Chronology of Chinese Calligraphers,

Square Calligraphy Classroom,

Japanese Calligraphy,

Ink Drawing/Painting,,,

“The Japanese Character” by K. Kuwahara,, .pdf

Mongolian Calligraphy,,, script; via

“Tibetan Calligraphy” by C.J. Fynn,,,

FeiMo Oriental Arts,


Artistic Addressing,

“Is Handwriting Analysis Legit Science?” by C. Adams,

“Signature, Autograph, Graphology” (Aesthetic),,

“Barthes and the Fountain Pen: An Intimate Obsession” by M.D. Niski,

“Tempera” di B. Pierozzi,

Silkscreen Printing Instructions,,; apparatus

The Calligraphy & Lettering Arts Society Gallery,

Calligraphy Movies at MVK Contemporary Museum of Calligraphy,

“Graffiti Analysis and Taxonomy” by E. Roth,,

Moss Graffiti,

“Calligraphy for West Lake Hangzhou Apple Store” by W. Dongling,

“Water Calligraphy Device” by N. Hanna,

Typography and Lettering Pool,


“Creative Park” Canon Paper Craft,

Letterology Blog by J. Kennard,

Papercuts by P. Callesen,,

Jacobs Papercraft,

EJF Publications

“Archetype of Letterforms” by B. Keeble,

“Calligraphic-style fonts” by A. Benedek,

“In Defence of The Roman Letter” by J. Nash,

“New Jonston” by E. Kono,

“Notes and Observations On a Commissioned Job” by M. Renton,

“Sidney Bendall Lettering Craftsman” by J. Nash,

“The Geometry of Roman Lettering” by T. Perkins,

“WR Lethaby on Art & Labour” by B. Keeble,


Types of Writing Systems,

“Communication Through Writing” by L. Kaehler,

“Paleography of Punctuation” by S. Reimer,

“Lecture on History of the Alphabet” by J. Ross,

“About the History of Writing” by MVK-CMK,

Writing Systems Omniglot Resources,

“Alphabet Evolution” by G. Boeree,,;

Evolution of Writing by Dean Allen,

The Development of the Western Alphabet,

“History of the Alphabets” by R. Fradkin,,

  Evolution of Latin Alphabet,

Etruscan Alphabet,

Origins of Hebrew Writing,

“The Alphabets Chart” by,

Handout on ABC Evolution,

Allan Haley’s ABC Psychogenesis,

“Latin ABC History” on Textile by S. Verbeek,

Nestor’s Cup, the Greek Alphabet” @Codex99,

“Before the Printing Press”, Cary GAC,

Bi-directional Text,

“Palaeography” Definition,

“Type Ramblings from Afrika” by S. Mafundikwa,

“Krazy About K” by P. Patton,

“Old Babylonian, Amorites” by O. Nabeel,

Egyptian Hieroglyphs,

Cuneiform Mesopotamia Glossary by R. Hooker,

Sanskrit Trasncriptions,,,

Tartessian Script,,,

Tabula Gladiatoria in Itálica,

“The Hangul Alphabet of Korea” by J. Han,

Nazca Geoglyphs,

“Mysterious Stones Mark the Site of the Garden of Eden” by T. Cox,

“New Written Language of Ancient Scotland” by J. Viegas,

“La Ghenizah Italiana” by M. Perani,

“Toilet Papyrus: A Papyrus of Homer Used as Toilet Paper“ by B.C. Jones,

History of the Arabic Alphabet,

History of Devanagari Letterform Design in India,, @facebook

History of Chinese Calligraphy,

Kanji ,

Chinese and Japanse Calligraphy Styles,

Exercises in Latin Paleography,

Paléographie Latine,


Palaeography Online Tutorial,

“The Print Clock: A Method for Dating Early Books and Prints” by S.B. Hedges,

“History of Writing and Calligraphy”,


Manuscript Culture,

Digital Scriptorium,

British Library: “Turning the Pages”,

British Library Digitised Manuscripts,,

CESG Digital Abbey Library of St. Gallen (The Saint John’s Bible),

Oxford University Bodleian Library,

Oxford University Early Manuscripts,

Kingdom of Atlantia Scribal Arts,

National Library of the Netherlands Medieval Illuminated Manuscripts,

The Catich Collection at St. Ambrose University,

The Fitzwilliam Museum Manuscripts and Printed Books,

The British Library Image Archives,

The Codex Gigas at The National Library of Sweden,

The Chester Beatty Library of Ireland,

The Parker Library at Stanford University,

E-codices Virtual Manuscript Library of Switzerland,

Scholarly Digital Editions,

Medicea Laurenziana Library,

Codex Sinaiticus,

Ellesmere Chaucer,,

The Rabanus Maurus Project,

Johannes von Tepl 1470,

The Goodspeed New Testament Manuscript Collection,

Malvine: Manuscripts and Letters via Integrated Networks,

Medieval Manuscripts at Cary GAC,

Medieval Manuscript Manual,

Stiftsbibliothek St. Gallen,

Incunabula, Dawn of Western Printing,

“A World Inscribed: The Illuminated Manuscript” by K. McDonough,

“Manuscript Studies” by S. Reimer,

“Reading Old English Manuscripts” by P.S. Baker,

“Pre-Gutenberg Printing” at The Schøyen Collection,

Yale Library Manuscripts and Archives,

Vatican Library Manuscripts Collections,

Tools and Suppliers

John Neal Tools and Material,

Speedball Art,

Blick Art Materials,

Calligraphy Pens Directory,

Manuscript Pen Nibs and Calligraphy,, brochure.pdf

Automatic Pens,

Pilot Parallel Pen,,,

“Graphic Drawing Pens” by J. Scruggs,

QuillCut (How To Cut a Pen),

History of the Automatic Pens,

Japanese Calligraphy Brush,

Lettering Brushes,

Paper & Ink Arts,

The Writing Desk, Inks,

Utrecht Art,,

Montblanc Pens,

Parker Pens,

Richard Binder Fountain Pens,

Pendemonium Fountain Pens,

Classic Fountain by J. Mottishaw,

Crane & Co.,

Atelier Gargoyle,


Calligraphity Books,

Ravera’s Collection,

Grid Sets,

Koh-I-Noor Tools,


Pens at ‘43Folders’ Wiki,

Automatic Pen DIY,

Parallel Pen DIY,

Gridzzly (DIY Grid Paper),

Finding King Craft Tools,

The Celtic Shop Wax Seals,

Custom Waxn Seals,

Platinum Carbon Black Ink,

Pen World magazine,

Pencil Revolution blog,

The Fountain Pen Network Forums,

Live Pen Calligraphic Drawing Software,,

Brand Name Pencils,

Wacom Bamboo Tablet,,

Pencil <definition>,


AIGA Center For Sustainable Design: Paper and Printing,

Alpha-Studio Japan,



Arjowiggins Creative Papers,



Basel Papermill,

Bella Figura Letterpress Invitations,

Breve Storia della Carta Antica,


Cartiera di Sicilia,

CBPA Center for Book and Paper Arts Columbia College Chicago,


CISSCA Centro Italiano di Studi di Storia della Carta,,


Fabriano,, centro-studi.pdf



Fox River and Gilbert,

GF Smith,

Glossario Carta e Cartone,

Glossary by Artic Paper,, artic-glossary.pdf

Glossary by Environmental Paper Network,





Mohawk Fine Papers,

Museo Della Carta,


Oriental Style Papermaking,

Paper Environmental Impact Calculator,

Paper Mills Database,

Paper Online,

Paper Recovery,

Paperworld Fair,

Renourish Sustainable Paper,

Robert Williams Paper Museum,

Scheufelen,, paper manufactoring

Stora Enso,

Strathmore Paper Blog,

The Paper Company,

Thibierge & Comar Papetiesrs,




Achyut Palav,

Alessandra Barocco,

Alex Savakis,

Alice Young,, graphicus1021.pdf, blog

Alison Carmichael,

Andrew Fox,

Andrew van der Merwe,

Ann Hechle,

Ann Miller,

Anna Ronchi,

Anne Cowie,

Ayako Tani,

Birgit Nass,

Brody Neuenschwander,, graphicus1016.pdf

Carl Rohrs,

Claude Mediavilla,

Christopher Haanes,,,

Christian Bélanger,

Dalton J.P. Getty,, @themodernartist

David Kindersley,

David A. Smith,

Delbanco Frakturschriften,,

Denis Brown,, perform, facebook/quillskill

Denise Lach,

Diane M. von Arx,

Doyal Young,

Edward Wates,

Ewan Clayton,,

Fahri Deniz,

Francesca Biasetton,

Franck Jalleau,

Gabriela Carbognani-Hess,

Gaynor Goffe,

Georgia Deaver,

Gemma Black,

Giovanni De Faccio,

Giuseppe Salerno,

Glen Epstein,

Gottfried Pott,

Hans-Jochaim Burgert,

Hamid Reza Ebrahimi,

Hassan Massoudy,,

Hermann Zapf,,, zapf-album, palatino, sketchbook,,

Irvin Cemil Schick,

Ismar David,

Jaime de Albarracín,

James Clough,

Jasmine Nora Jones,

Jean Larcher,

Jerry Kelly,

Jill Bell,, newsletters

Job Wouters,

Joe Boissy,

John DeCollibus,

John Langdon,

John Stevens,

Jordan Jelev,,,

José Parlá,

Josh Scruggs,,, @jscruggs

Julian Waters,

Julien Chazal,

Karlgeorg Hoefer,

Katharina Pieper,

Kathy Guthrie,

Kirsten Burke,

Klaus-Peter Schäffel,


Li Chen,

Lieve Cornil,

Lila Symons,

Lajos Szabó,

Laurent Pflughaupt,, pflughaupt

Laurent Rebena,

Laurie Doctor,

Luca Barcellona,

Maisi Roopalu,

Manfred Blum,

Manny Ling,, tutorial

Marco Campedelli,

Marian Bantjes,

Marina Soria,

Mark Reynolds,

Martin Jackson,

Mary Anne Wolfe,

Massimo Polello,, article

Maud Bekaert,

Maureen Squires,

Mauro Zennaro,

Melissa Dinwiddie,

Michael Renton,

Michel D’anastasio,

Mike Sull,

Mohamed Zakariya,

Monica Dengo,

Murat Ünver,

Nancy Howell,

Nadezhda Lisak,

Niels ‘Shoe’ Meulman,,, @facebook

Norio Nagayama,,,

Patricia Blair,

Peter Halliday,

Peter Nguyen,

Petra Beiße,

Piero De Macchi,

Piet Parra,

Ponte Ryuurui,,

Raphael Boguslav,,, @videoxit, @youtube, @kickstarter

Ray Fenwick,

Roballos Naab,

Rose Folsom,

Ryuurui Ponte,,

Sam Caunce,

Savaş Çevik,

Seb Lester,,

Sheila Waters,,, @johnnealbooks

Sherrie Lovler,

Sophie Verbeek,

Stephen Rapp,

Stephen Raw,

Suat Tekin,

Sumner Stone,

Susan Moor,

Suzanne Moore,

Thomas Ingmire,, scriptsf, wordsforpeace

Tim Girvin,

Tom Perkins,

Tsubasa Kimura,

Weidmann Jake,

White House Chief Calligrapher,

Yves Leterme,

MyFonts People Search,

Chirographic Fonts

Script Reference by M. Yanega,

Adobe Library Display Script,

Veer “Script” List,

Zapfino Extra LT Pro,

Monoline Script Fonts,

PF Champion Script Pro,, making-of

ST Affair,

ST Hipster Script Pro,

P22 Operina Pro,

P22 Cazanne Pro,

P22 Zaner Pro,

P22 Corinthia,

P22 Imperial Script,

P22 Sneaky Pro,

LT Virtuosa,

Letraset Vivaldi,

Silesiana type project,

CC Beocarna,

LT Sunetta,

LT Pirouette,

LT Hamada,

LT Libelle,

LT Potpourri,

TW Nelly Script,

CT Mayfair,

CT Maestro,

RL Babylonica,

RT Dulcinea and Krul,,

UT Mr Sheppards,

UT Dear Sarah Pro,

MT Young Finesse,

MT JP2 Pro,

T4 Gertrud,

AT Dolce,

OF Maryam,

WF Velouté,

CA Swank,

PT Buffet,

PF Gallegos,

HI Studio Lettering,

FB Sloop,

FB Novia,

DY Young Finesse,

FF Providence,

FF Erikrighthand,

FF Duper,,

AS Metroscript,

UW Bello,, practical

UW Liza,

RE Tomate,

UT Comalle,

JAF Lapture,

DFT Rialto,

DST Penna,

BT Lydian and Lydian Cursive,, lydian-cursive

Adobe Sava Pro,

FDT Poesie Noir,

TT Malbeck,

TT Ventura,

TT Angel Script,

MT Elegy,

MT Sheila,

FF Olicana,,

ST Bravissima,

ST Handsome Pro,

ST Duffy Script,,

ST Ministry Script,,

ST Burgues Script,

SZ Streetscript,

JF James Paul,

AP Feel Script,

WF Plumage,

STP Candy Script,

STP Viento,

RTF Zigarre,

ITF Jeeves,

RL Amienne,

AG Annabella,

NF Jaunty Gent,

FI Nothing,

FG Nina,

TD Black Jack,

MT Formal Scripts,

MT Monoline Script,

GT Aquiline,

DGT Comalle,

“Half-Uncial” thread,

MT Blackletter Scripts,

LT Blackletter Scripts,

TO Blackletter Revival,

“The Modern Blackletter” thread,

“Blackletter Social Aspects” thread,

Fraktur Schrift by G. Helzel,

MT Casual Scripts,

Sud Tipos,

Leuschke TS,

Letterperfect Tours,

“How Is Your Handwriting” thread,

“Tips For Script” by I. Strizver,

TexasHero American Scribe,


Dedicated Bibliography,



Philobiblon Tutorials,

Book Binding Introduction,


Wilsey Rare Books Glossary,

Talas Bookbinding,

Japanese Bookbinding,,

Wii Room Book Restoration,

Encuadernacion de Libros,

The Making of a Letterpress Book,

How-To Bind a Hardcover Book,

How to Make a Perfect Bound Book,

Bookbinding Hand Sewn,, lesson-two, lesson-three, lesson-four

Alternative Bookbinding,,

Artists’ Books


“Artists’ Books” by C. Knops,

Philobiblion Bindery & Book Artist,

Artisan Books Australia,

Bokartas Lithuania,

“How to make an artist book”,

“Marina 7” by A. Segalini,

“Hands on Paper” by G. Stiffe,

Is It A Book ?,

Buch Druck Kunst,


Clemens-Tobias Lange,

Einhand Press,

Wellesley Journal,

“La Fin du Monde” by Cendrars and Lénger,

The Sabinsky Press Artist Book,

Science and the Artists Book exhibit,

“Virtureal: Traditional and Virtual Artists’ Books” by E. Artinian, virtureal.pdf

“Bonkers On The Head: Artists’ Film and Artists’ Books” by E. Artinian, bonkers.pdf

“Parole Disegnate, Parole Dipinte” pt. 1 and 2, graphicus1019.pdf, graphicus1020.pdf


Reuels on Calligraphy,

NGA Gemini,



Glossario tecnico sulla produzione del libro,

Artic Paper Glossary,, artic-glossary.pdf

FontShop Typeface Anatomy Glossary,

Typographic Design Glossary by Carter and Meggs,

Typography Deconstructed,

EiT Glossary by de Bartolo and Spiekermann,

Metric typographic units,



ISO Standard Paper Sizes,,,,


Calligraphic Styles,

Cynscribe Calligraphy Directory,

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