Our gift box presents context, meaning, and historical inspiration.
The 5 issue slipcased set includes:
Scripts - Step back 5700 years. Discover Bronze Age Chinese writing,
hieroglyphic charts, and cuneiform cypher wheels. Meet the
gods who created writing.
Poetry - The epitome of calligraphic genius vibrates with
visuals extolling the
of Persia's hand lettered literature. Includes a 24-page hand
mini book of representational calligraphy.
Pulses with pagan wisdom, and early Christian symbolism to introduce
knot that ties modern Europeans - Celtic myth and magic.
Holy Roman Empire - Picture and prose reveal ancient Rome, glittering
scandalous but scholarly Carolingian court. Discover how all
Western thought was preserved for posterity.
- Trace the history of handwriting with
55 period visuals. Learn how
handwritting evolved as laptops and mobile phones put us on the
of extinction of the hand written word.
Each edition includes working models
for bookbinding techniques, pullouts, and templates
make reliquary alter boxes, moving art, Celtic knots and more.