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EDWARD JOHNSTON: MASTER CALLIGRAPHER. Peter Holliday
(Johnston, Edward).

EDWARD JOHNSTON: MASTER CALLIGRAPHER.

New Castle and London: Oak Knoll Press and the British Library, 2007. 8.5 x 11 inches. hardcover. 412 pages. First edition. Edward Johnston (1872-1944) was a man of letters - master calligrapher, typeface designer and creator of the lettering and branding for the London Underground. He was also a great teacher and philosopher. Many were, and still are, influenced by his down-to-earth ideas on calligraphy and lettering, and those who studied in his classes at..... READ MORE

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CHAPTER ONE......A BIRD’S EYE VIEW......................................1

CHAPTER TWO......MENTORS & MODELS......................................31

CHAPTER THREE....ARTS & CRAFTS MOVEMENT................................51
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CHAPTER FOUR.....JOHNSTON IN HOLBORN AND HAMMERSMITH...................81

CHAPTER FIVE.....JOHNSTON & THE CRAFT COMMUNITIES IN DITCHLING........117
                 PART 1

CHAPTER SIX......JOHNSTON & THE CRAFT COMMUNITIES IN DITCHLING........151
                 PART 2

CHAPTER SEVEN....JOHNSTON & THE CRAFT COMMUNITIES IN DITCHLING........189
                 PART 3

CHAPTER EIGHT....A ‘QUIET AND GENTLE SCHISM’..........................209

CHAPTER NINE.....EDWARD JOHNSTON AND ROBERT BRIDGES...................243

CHAPTER TEN......THE TRADITION & STUDY OF JOHNSTON IN BRITAIN.........269

CHAPTER ELEVEN...THE INFLUENCE OF JOHNSTON IN GERMANY.................317

APPENDIX ONE.....JOHNSTON’S BACKGROUND: HIS SCOTTISH & ENGLISH........367
                 QUAKER ANCESTRY AND HIS FAMILY TREE

APPENDIX TWO.....JOHNSTON AND JOHN RUSKIN: A SOCIAL THEORY OF.........375
                 DESIGN

APPENDIX TWO.....ORIGINS OF THE ROUNDHAND SCRIPT – ITALIC, LETTRE.....383
                 ITALIENNE, BÂTARDE, COURÉE

INDEX.................................................................387