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Artist & alphabet twentieth century calligraphy and letter art in America by Jerry Kelly

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Published by D.R. Godine in association with the American Institute of Graphic Arts and the Society of Scribes in Boston .
Written in English


  • Calligraphy -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Exhibitions

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Edition Notes

Other titlesArtist and alphabet.
Statementcurated by Jerry Kelly & Alice Koeth ; with an introduction by Donald Jackson.
ContributionsKoeth, Alice., American Institute of Graphic Arts., Society of Scribes.
The Physical Object
Pagination132 p. :
Number of Pages132
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20765581M
ISBN 101567921183, 156792137X

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