Calligraphy - A Course in Cursive Script with Pencil, Pen and Brush - Barbara Calzolari & Alessandro Salice
Written by Master Penman Barbara Calzolari and Alessandro Salice. It is an instructional book for lettering with pencil (monoline Roman majuscules), gel pen (monoline script), pointed pen (Copperplate), and brush (Barbara's brush script). Warm-up exercises, exemplar alphabets, letter-by-letter instruction, and writing exercises are included. The book starts with an illustrated history of calligraphy with many historical examples and ends with a gallery of 16 scribes with a bio, a photo, and an example or two of their work.