Fountain Pens: Their History and Art
  • Fountain Pens: Their History and Art
  • Fountain Pens: Their History and Art

Fountain Pens: Their History and Art

by Jonathan Steinberg
     
 

Transform your view of the handwritten word with this beautiful illustrated guide to the art of the fountain pen. In an intimate trim size perfect for giftgiving, Fountain Pens traces the history of the development of the pen from early reservoir systems to self-filling pens to modern reproductions. Lavishly illustrated, the book features more than one hundred… See more details below

Overview

Transform your view of the handwritten word with this beautiful illustrated guide to the art of the fountain pen. In an intimate trim size perfect for giftgiving, Fountain Pens traces the history of the development of the pen from early reservoir systems to self-filling pens to modern reproductions. Lavishly illustrated, the book features more than one hundred four-color images, from lush photographic portraits of individual pens to rare vintage advertisements and original patent illustrations.

A celebration of the pen from quill to nib, Fountain Pens will be a valued addition to the libraries of collectors and enthusiasts alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780789306814
Publisher:
Universe Publishing
Publication date:
09/01/2002
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
8.38(w) x 8.26(h) x 0.70(d)

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