Fountain Pens

Fountain Pens

Their History and Art

Book - 2002
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Baker & Taylor
An illustrated gift book on the history and development of fountain pens traces their variations from early reservoir systems to self-fillers to modern reproductions, showcasing more than 100 images including classic individual pens, rare vintage advertisements, and original patent illustrations.

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.

Publisher: New York : Universe, 2002
Copyright Date: ©2001
ISBN: 9780789306814
Branch Call Number: 681.6 STEIN
Characteristics: 128 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm


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