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2,000 Years of Calligraphy

Baltimore Museum of Art

ISBN 10: 0800879198 / ISBN 13: 9780800879198
Published by Taplinger Publishing Co, New York, NY, 1980
Used Condition: Very Good Soft cover
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2,000 Years of Calligraphy published by Taplinger Publishing Co, New York, NY, 1980. 1st Edition 2nd Printing. Paperback. Size 4to (up to 12'' tall). Condition: VG. Front cover scraped, sm chipping on edges. Top center pages 179-186 sm tear & wrinkle, balance of content fine. 201 Pgs. ISBN 0800879198. LCCN 65-22689. A Three-Part Exhibition Organized by The Baltimore Museum of Art, The Peabody Institute Library, and The Walters Art Gallery. A Comprehensive Catalog. From a comprehensive exhibition of calligraphic masterpieces of the Western world displayed by these three major art institutions. This book contains 218 beautifully reproduced plates representing every important development in the history of letter from. Each of the pieces exhibited is described in great detail. 1st paperback edition, 2nd printing. Description text copyright 2002 BooksForComfort. Item ID 5441. Bookseller Inventory # 5441

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Title: 2,000 Years of Calligraphy

Publisher: Taplinger Publishing Co, New York, NY

Publication Date: 1980

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good

Edition: 1st edition.

Book Type: book

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In the summer of 1965, one of the largest, comprehensive exhibitions of calligraphic masterpieces of the Western world was mounted in Baltimore by 3 major art institutions: the Walters Art Gallery, the Baltimore Museum of Art, and the Peabody Institute Library. This elegant, large-format volume, as well as being the exhibition catalog of that event, is a complete survey of calligraphy produced over the last 2,000 years. Containing 218 carefully chosen reproduced plates, representing every important development in the history of letter form. This book is a treasure trove for calligraphers and calligraphiles.

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