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The Ultimate Book of Pens

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Hardback

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Description

Even a brief look at the wide variety of beautiful and ornate writing utensils presented here is enough to arouse a passion for collecting. All relevant manufacturers, and the milestones of their creativity, are presented in this comprehensive book, together with a historical synopsis - from the goose quill to the fountain pen and the Bic of today. The selection is rounded off by references to contemporary and cultural history, as well as interesting essays on the themes of rarities, accessories, luxury brands, design, dealers, clubs and international contacts. Calligraphy is also looked at, alongside the history of the culture of writing, making this book an impressive work of reference. Regardless of whether you are looking for something for the writing desk or for the display cabinet, with The Ultimate Book of Pens you are best equipped for your next trip to the stationery shop.

Author Biography

Barbro Garenfeld is a freelance author and editor
Release date Australia
April 28th, 2010
Contributor
Edited by Barbro Garenfeld
Country of Publication
Germany
Illustrations
black & white illustrations, colour illustrations, frontispiece
Imprint
Ullmann Publishing
Pages
495
Dimensions
241x300x48
ISBN-13
9783833150999
Product ID
4052351

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