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Delamotte, F.

Primer of the Art of Illumination, a

For the Use of Beginners with a rudimentary treatise on the art, practical directions for its exercise, and examples taken from illuminated mss., second edition enlarged, additional plates XXI and XXII by Miss Mary S. Mackenzie

London, Crosby, Lockwood & Son, The Technical Press Ltd, 1925, 44 pgs & 22 plates

Brief explanations on illuminating manuscripts, with lavish gilded plates.

On loan from Sytske Wijnsma

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Hasluck, Paul N., ed.

How to Write Signs, Tickets, and Posters

with numerous engravings and diagrams

Philadelphia, David McKay, 1907, 160 pgs.

Manual for professional hand lettering. Materials, tools, and techniques, plus alphabets, ornaments, and discussions of proportion, perspective, and graphic design principles of the time.

Scans donated by Sytske Wijnsma, edited by Sytske Wijnsma.

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Esser, Hermann

Draughtsman's Alphabets:

A Series of Plain and Ornamental Alphabets Designed especially for Engineers, Architects, Draughts

On loan from Sytske Wijnsma

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W.J. Loftie, B.A., F.S.A.,

Lessons in the Art of Illuminating

A series of Examples selected from Works in the British Museum, Lambeth Palace Library, and the South Kensington Museum, With Practical Instructions, and a sketch of the history of the Art.

London: Blackie & Son, Limited; Glasgow, Edinburgh, and Dublin.

Booklet on 9th to 16th century manuscript illumination, Includes full color and black and white examples with art historian discussion. Not a how-to technique book.

Scans donated by Tamara Tiekstra, edited by Judith Adele.

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Delamotte, F.

Examples of Modern Alphabets

Plain and Ornamental, including German, Old English, Saxon, Italic, Perspective, Greek, Hebrew, Court hand, Engrossing, Tuscan, Riband, Gothic, Rustic, and Arabesque, with several original designs, and an analysis of the Roman and Old English Alphabets, large, small, and numerals, for the use of draughtsmen, surveyors, masons, decorative painters, lithographers, engravers, carvers, etc., etc., collected and engraved by F. Delamotte.

London: Crosby Lockwood and Son, 7, Stationers' Hall Court. 1891.

Calligraphers and sign painters' reference. 48 plates of alphabets, initials and symbols, very typical of the ornate usages of the 1890s. Advertisements for the other calligraphy manuals, and a short introduction. Includes a Hebrew and a Greek alphabet.

Scans donated by Sytske Wijnsma, edited by Judith Adele.

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Delamotte, F.

The Book of Ornamental Alphabets

Ancient and Medieval.

London, Crosby Lockwood and Son, 7, Stationers' Hall Court.

Calligraphers and sign painters' reference. 51 plates of alphabets, initials and symbols, taken from medieval and renaissance manuscripts and early block printed books. Some illuminated or embellished drop capitals are included. Advertisements for the other calligraphy manuals, and a short introduction. Alphabets are tagged with century and place-of-holding, but no specific manuscript or early book sources are named.

Scans donated and edited by Sytske Wijnsma.

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SlidingCopyBook

Scans donated by Sytske Wijnsma, not edited yet.

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Vere Foster's Copy Books

Lettering, plain and ornamental

Vere Foster's original series No. 10

Blackie & Son Limited, London and Glasgow

Exercise/copy book for introductory and intermediate calligraphy. Pages offer alphabets and workspace area with pen stroke training marks. Standard italic serif, sans serif, script, blackletter, and fancy initials, intended for use on placards, labels, awards - not necessarily daily penmanship.

Scans donated by Sytske Wijnsma, edited by Judith Adele.

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Delamotte, F.G.

Medieval Alphabets and Initials

for Illuminators

Crosby Lockwood and Son, 7, Stationers'Hall Court, Ludgate Hill, London.

21 multicolor plates of collected examples of Medieval manuscript style calligraphy and ornamented letter forms. A few complete alphabets. No sources named.

Scans donated by Sytske Wijnsma, edited by Judith Adele.

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Meier, Adolf

Schriften-Album fur Konditoren

nebst Monogrammen und Tortenschildern

Heinrich Killinger, Konditoreibucherverlag, Nordhausen

Cake decoration writing. Alphabets, monograms, and decorative plaquettes.

Scans donated by Sytske Wijnsma, edited by Judith Adele.

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Real Pen-work

Self-Instructor In Penmanship

Knowles & Maxim, Pittsfield, Mass., and St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada.

"Greatest means ever known for learning to write an elegant hand." Instructions in the art of cursive copperplate handwriting.

Scans donated by Sytske Wijnsma, edited by Judith Adele.

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Ward

WardsTreatise

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Audsley

AudsleyGuide

Scans donated by Sytske Wijnsma, not edited yet.

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ArtTech-Lettering

From the collection of Sytske Wijnsma, not scanned

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Manuscripts Ornees

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A. Lecoy de la Marche

Les Manuscrits et la Miniature

Paris, A. Quantin, Imprimeur-Editeur. 7, Rue Saint-Benoit.

From the collection of Sytske Wijnsma, kept in reserve

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Dom Paul Blanchon-Lasserve

Ecriture et Enluminure des manuscrits du IX au XII siecle

Fascicule I

Bruxelles, Les Presses de Phobel [1927]

From the collection of Sytske Wijnsma, not scanned

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Dom Paul Blanchon-Lasserve

Ecriture et Enluminure des manuscrits du IX au XII siecle

Fascicule II

From the collection of Sytske Wijnsma, not scanned

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Dom Paul Blanchon-Lasserve

Ecriture et Enluminure des manuscrits du IX au XII siecle

Fascicule III

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Dom Paul Blanchon-Lasserve

Ecriture et Enluminure des manuscrits du IX au XII siecle

Fascicule IV

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Dom Paul Blanchon-Lasserve

Ecriture et Enluminure des manuscrits du IX au XII siecle

Fascicule V

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Dom Paul Blanchon-Lasserve

Ecriture et Enluminure des manuscrits du IX au XII siecle

Fascicule VI

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Dom Paul Blanchon-Lasserve

Ecriture et Enluminure des manuscrits du IX au XII siecle

Fascicule VII

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Dom Paul Blanchon-Lasserve

Ecriture et Enluminure des manuscrits du IX au XII siecle

Fascicule VIII

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Dom Paul Blanchon-Lasserve

Ecriture et Enluminure des manuscrits du IX au XII siecle

Fascicule IX

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Dom Paul Blanchon-Lasserve

Ecriture et Enluminure des manuscrits du IX au XII siecle

Fascicule X

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Dom Paul Blanchon-Lasserve

Ecriture et Enluminure des manuscrits du IX au XII siecle

Text book

From the collection of Sytske Wijnsma, not scanned

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Modelboek voor het vervaardigen van Schrijf- Model en Kunstletters.

No. 2330

D.B. & M.-R.

Hardcover oblong, 16.4 x 25 cm, 21 alphabets and 4 pages with examples of practical use. No author mentioned. Publisher D.B. & M.- R. No. 2330 Around 1920 (style and spelling).

Permission to scan donated by Antiquariaat Kleinood, Amsterdam.

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Krause, prof. Wilh.

Deutsche Kopfschrift

Handschriftubungen mit Redis- und Ato-Feder

[1915] Verlag fur Schriftkunde und Schriftunterricht Heintze & Blanckertz, Berlin NO 43

Exercise book for various German scripts. Very thin paper, probably transparant when new. A sheet with guidelines was included, cursive on one side and straight on the other side.

Donated by Antiquariaat Kleinood, Amsterdam. Edited by Sytske Wijnsma.

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Draim

La Lettre Artistique & Moderne

documents inedits composes par draim

[1930] Monrocq Freres, 25, Rue Erlanger, Paris 16e

24 plates of modern letter design.

From the collection of Antiquariaat Kleinood, edited by Sytske Wijnsma. Transferred to Rijksmuseum Research Library, 2019-05-31.

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