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Japanese Handwriting Practice Book: Japanese Notebook for Language Study with Genkouyoushi Paper- Practice Writing Kanji, Hiragana and Katakana. -8.5" X 11,"150 Pages
By CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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ean: 9781725895553, isbn: 9781725895553,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 129 reviews
The best ways to learn Japanese is to practice writing Japanese - repeatedly - until you get it. Using this book to practice writing kanji, hiragana and katakana. This is an extremely handy item to have for anyone learning Japanese! Product Details: - Dimensions: 8.5'' x 11'' - Enough room to practice! - Cover: Durable Matte Paperback. - Binding: Secure professional trade paperback binding; pages will remain secure and will not break loose. Makes the Perfect Gift ''This Japanese Writing


Script as Image (Corpus of Illuminated Manuscripts)
By Peeters Publishers
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ean: 9789042930353, isbn: 9042930357,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 202 reviews
In the Middle Ages, writing conveyed far more than information. In contradistinction to the modern separation of image and text and, by implication, form and content, which was reified with the invention of printing, illuminated manuscripts made images out of words. In consonance with Christian doctrine, which declared that the Word had become flesh, letters painted on parchment assumed bodily presence to create effects of power and persuasion. Painted letters elicited modes of performance,


Handwriting of the Twentieth Century
By Brand: Intellect Ltd
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ean: 9781841501789, isbn: 1841501786,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 20 reviews
As letter-writing has fallen by the wayside, the art of lavish yet legible handwriting is no longer being taught to schoolchildren or employed in daily life—much to the dismay of those who receive hastily scrawled love notes or try to decipher a doctor’s prescription. In an age when script manuals for students are disappearing at a rapid rate and writing samples are ephemeral, Rosemary Sassoon’s Handwriting of the Twentieth Century provides the first historical record of teaching the


The Power of Letterforms: Handwritten, Printed, Cut or Carved, How They Affect Us All
By Unicorn Publishing Group
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ean: 9781910065556, isbn: 1910065552,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 260 reviews
Rosemary Sassoon is an unusual person in our age of typing and texts: an internationally recognized expert on handwriting. And she brings a lifetime of study and analysis of the subject to bear on The Power of Letterforms, an extensive account of the countless ways in which the form of letters affect our everyday lives. Exploring the many different types of letterform, including handwriting, commercial packaging and advertising design, logo and book design, typography and engravings, and more,


“How To” Series: Chinese Regular Script Calligraphy for Beginners
By Brand: The Foreign Language Press
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ean: 9787119048611, isbn: 7119048619,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 26 reviews
This specially prepared manual is designed for Western students of Chinese regular script calligraphy. The various methods of producing strokes and building balanced structures are introduced step by step. An introduction is included to enlighten readers about the aesthetics of Chinese calligraphy and how to cultivate a refined artistic taste.Used Book in Good Condition.


Two Chinese Treatises on Calligraphy: Treatise on Calligraphy (Shu pu) Sun Qianl: Sequel to the "Treatise on Calligraphy" (Xu shu pu) Jiang Kui (SHU PU : SEQUEL TO THE "TREATISE ON CALLIGRAPHY")
By Yale University Press
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ean: 9780300061185, isbn: 9780300061185,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 225 reviews
Shu pu, completed in 687, and Xu shu pu, written in 1208, are outstanding among early treatises on calligraphy. Chang Ch'ung-ho and Hans H. Frankel introduce and provide translations and annotations for these important texts. The book also includes a facsimile and a transcription of the original Shu pu and a transcription of Xu shu pu (the original is not extant), together with a glossary of calligraphic terms, an appendix of persons mentioned, and a full bibliography.Because the concepts of


Brush Writing: Calligraphy Techniques for Beginners
By Kodansha International
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ean: 9781568365749, isbn: 1568365748,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 225 reviews
For many a deep and lasting interest in Japanese culture, its people and its language, begins with a fascination for beautifully drawn characters produced by a master calligrapher. Compared with the squarish, regular representation of Chinese characters reproduced in books, newspapers, and magazines by modern printing techniques, the appealing brush strokes of a handwritten Japanese scroll, letter, or menu is often considered a work of art, and associated with the aesthetic and mystical. Brush


Pictorial Invention in Netherlandish Manuscript Illumination of the Late Middle Ages: The Play of Illusion and Meaning (Low Countries Series 11) (Corpus of Illuminated Manuscripts)
By Brand: Peeters Publishers
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ean: 9789042916159, isbn: 904291615X,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 119 reviews
Hand-painted books produced in the Low Countries during the late Middle Ages are dazzingly inventive and widely admired, both in their own time and today. The makers of Flemish illuminated manuscripts experimented, sometimes flamboyantly, with all aspects of their design, manipulating elements of their format, layout, script, decoration and illustration in radically new and challenging ways. In this book, James H. Marrow discusses prominent features of many of the most exuberant illuminated


Perfect Reading, Beautiful Handwriting: The Intelligent Parent's Complete Step-by-Step Program for Teaching Any Child How to Read and Write in 60 Days!
By Everyday Education, LLC
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9781613220368, isbn: 9781613220368,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 184 reviews
Perfect Reading, Beautiful Handwriting is a simple step-by-step program for teaching your child to read well and write beautifully. It can be a primary or supplementary teaching tool. — 60 lessons — Phonics based — Italic handwriting, progressing from straight to slant and joined Perfect bound, consumable, 8.5 x 11'', 218 pages. Perfect Reading, Beautiful Handwriting
is the book for you if . . . . You would like to teach your four or five year-old to read perfectly and write in a


Chinese Whispers: Recent Art of the Sigg and M+ Sigg Collections
By Prestel
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mpn: 150 colour illustrations, ean: 9783791355252, isbn: 9783791355252,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 187 reviews
This fascinating look at the Sigg and M+ Sigg Collections, one of the largest, most comprehensive and important collection of contemporary Chinese art in the world, provides the perfect springboard to explore the role of cultural identity in today’s global art world. Spanning forty years and bringing together works by artists such as Ai Weiwei, Cao Fei, and Fang Lijun, this volume follows the development of contemporary art in China in the new millennium. Focusing on recent acquisitions of


Ain’t We Got Fun
By Brand: Gestalten
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mpn: colour illustrations, ean: 9783899554373, isbn: 389955437X,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 220 reviews
The large-format works of the American artist Jen Ray transport their viewers into a surreal universe where Amazonian women rule, militants move across dystopian landscapes, and magic spaces are occupied by rebels and provocateurs. The mystical realism of her images is reminiscent of the worlds created by Alejandro Jodorowsky or Moebius and those featured in traditional Japanese prints and Manga culture. Her art has been shown in museums and galleries in cities including New York, Berlin, and


Chinese (Reading the Past)
By University of California Press
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ean: 9780520228443, isbn: 0520228448,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 284 reviews
Any account of reading the Chinese past is enriched by the fact that Chinese writing is both ancient and current. No other writing system of antiquity enjoys this benefit. Since the emergence of the earliest discernible process of writing, in northern China around 1200 b.c., the Chinese system has been used by millions of speakers, and today more people speak a Chinese language than any other. In his accessible, straightforward book, Oliver Moore demystifies one of the world's oldest writing


Sergej Jensen (German and English Edition)
By Distanz
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mpn: 29838860, ean: 9783942405065, isbn: 9783942405065,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 215 reviews
A collection of remarkable paintings created mostly without paint. Since the mid1990s, Sergej Jensen (b. in Copenhagen in 1971) has been offering one of the most remarkable responses to the question of what painting can still be today. Painting in the classical sense plays only a minor role: in lieu of canvas, Jensen uses jute, coarse cotton, and jeans. He incorporates spots on fabrics, which turn the expressive gesture of his paintings into a sign of wear from real life. Jensen sews fabrics


Alphabet: "The History, Evolution, and Design of the Letters We Use Today"
By WATSON-GUPTILL
SKU: #G0823001709I3N00
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sku: G0823001709I3N00, ean: 9780823001705, isbn: 0823001709,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 157 reviews
Traces the development of the modern alphabet, compares a variety of typefaces, and examines the design of letters, numbers, and punctuation marksUsed Book in Good Condition.


Out of Character: Decoding Chinese Calligraphy
By Asian Art Museum
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9780939117642, isbn: 9780939117642,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 254 reviews
What defines a masterwork of calligraphy? Out of Character, a collaborative effort from leading Chinese and U.S. scholars, tries to answer this question by focusing on fifteen calligraphic masterpieces. Supporting these masterworks are an additional twenty-five works of the highest quality. Calligraphy has been admired as the ultimate art form by China's educated elite for more than 2,000 years. Over that time a complex set of rules and conventions has evolved that impacts every aspect of the


Women as Scribes: Book Production and Monastic Reform in Twelfth-Century Bavaria (Cambridge Studies in Palaeography and Codicology)
By Brand: Cambridge University Press
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ean: 9780521792431, isbn: 0521792436,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 57 reviews
Alison Beach's book on female scribes in twelfth-century Bavaria is based on the belief that the scriptorium was vital to the intellectual revival of the Middle Ages and that women played a role in this renaissance. Beach's focus on manuscript production at three rather different religious houses, and the religious, intellectual, social and economic factors which influenced that production, enables her to draw wide-ranging conclusions of interest to palaeographers as well as others interested


Loving Letters: An Islamic Alphabet
By Lutterworth Press
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ean: 9780718829360, isbn: 0718829360,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 39 reviews
This beautifully illustrated ABC presents scenes and themes from the world of Islam. Each letter of the Western alphabet is accompanied by a four-line verse that captures an aspect of the spirit of the Islamic faith..




Illuminating the Book: Makers and Interpreters (British Library Studies in Medieval Culture)
By University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division
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ean: 9780802044112, isbn: 0802044115,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 299 reviews
Illuminating the Book: Makers and Interpreters is published in honour of Janet Backhouse, Curator of Illuminated Manuscripts at The British Library, who retired in 1998 after a 35-year career at the British Museum and Library. Many eminent scholars and colleagues have contributed essays reflecting Janet's own research interests, particularly in the later Middle Ages and Renaissance, and in the interaction between English collectors and continental book producers. The essays are grouped in three


Advanced Calligraphy Techniques: Ideas in Action (Spanish Edition)
By Cassell Illustrated
SKU: #BC18-POD-4-027
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sku: BC18-POD-4-027, ean: 9780289800461, isbn: 0289800463,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 231 reviews
Calligraphy is described as the art of beautiful writing, but there is more to the subject than that, as this manual sets out to demonstrate. From the fundamentals of calligraphic layout to specialist techniques such as illumination or embossing, there is full coverage of everything all aspiring calligraphers need to know to advance their skills to the point where they can produce work to compare with that of seasoned professionals. As well as step-by-step analysis of the principles - and



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