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The complete engraver : monograms, crests, ciphers, seals, and the etiquette of social stationery

Author: Nancy Sharon Collins
Publisher: New York : Princeton Architectural Press, [2012]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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The Complete Engraver is a guide to the history and etiquette of engraved social stationery in America. It is the first trade book to explore engraving as a craft and venerable art form, its aesthetic traditions, and its new visual possibilities. The book is illustrated with gorgeous, original specimens of social stationery, calling cards, and monograms, and includes an instructional section that walks the reader  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Sharon Collins
ISBN: 9781616890674 1616890673
OCLC Number: 827722293
Description: 215 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Engraving and social stationery --
A brief history of stationery paper & the mail --
Components & etiquette of social stationery --
Business correspondence --
Ciphers & monograms, family crests & seals --
A how-to of engravin --
The art of engraving / Marjorie B. Cohn.
Responsibility: Nancy Sharon Collins ; foreword by Ellen Lupton ; essay by Marjorie B. Cohn.

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The Complete Engraver is a guide to the history and etiquette of engraved social stationery in America. It is the first trade book to explore engraving as a craft and venerable art form, its aesthetic traditions, and its new visual possibilities. The book is illustrated with gorgeous, original specimens of social stationery, calling cards, and monograms, and includes an instructional section that walks the reader through the engraving process and the steps required to commission engraving work today. Introductory contributions by Ellen Lupton, graphic designer, educator, and author, and Marjorie B. Cohn, internationally recognized print history expert and Curator of Prints, Emerita, Harvard University Art Museums, round out the book. Additional bonus: Two digital fonts created by the well known font company Monotype and based on engraver's style typefaces will be available for free readers of the book.

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"While many designers enjoy the letterpress renaissance, Nancy champions the more involved process of metal engraving. The results can be transcendent: intricate, expressive work imbued with very Read more...

 
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