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Engraving Titles for Lettering

I haven't seen these titles listed:

The A.B.C. of Modern Engraving by William Kassell (Copyright 1943 by The Jeweler's Circular-Keystone)
Instructions on Letter Engraving using close-lined technique. Good instructions and illustrations.

Instructions in Letter Engraving - The Art Simplified and Made Easy of Acquirement by Kennedy Gray (The Watchmaker and Metalworker Press 1885) Long on text and short of illustration. Seven Plates of smoke pull from real engravings.
 

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Recommend:
Field Guide to the Birds of North America
National Geographic Society

Drawing Mammals by Doug Lindstrand

Animals 1419 Copy Free Illustrations Dover Books by Jim Harter
Mammals, Birds, Fish & Insects

Yours truly,
JJ Roberts
School of Artistic Engraving
Manassas, VA
www.angelfire.com/va2/engraver
 

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Jewelry A Pictorial Archive of Woodcuts & Engravings, Edited by Harold H. Hart, Dover Publications, Inc., 1978
ISBN 0-486-24161-0

Wood Engraving How To Do It by Simon Brett, Primrose Hill Press, 2000
hardback ISBN 1 901648 24 9
paperback ISBN 1 901648 23 0

Heraldry A Pictorial Archive For Artists & Designers
by Arthur Charles Fox-Davies, Dover Publications, Inc., 1991

Scoll Ornaments of the Early Victorian Period, 71 Engravings by F. Knight
Dover Publications, Inc., 1978, ISBN 0-486-23596-3

Ornamental Borders Scrolls and Cartouches by the Syracuse Ornamental Company,
Dover Publications, Inc. 1987, ISBN 0-486-25489-5

1500 Decorative Ornaments CD-ROM & Book, Dover Publications, Inc., 1995
ISBN 0-486-99980-7

Etching and Engraving Techniques and the Modern Trend (Line Engraving, Drypoint, Mezzotint,
Aquatint, Etching, Woodcutting), by John Buckland-Wright, Dover Publications, Inc., 1973
ISBN 0-486-22888-6

Woodcarving Step by Step (How to Sharpen Tools) by Rick and Ellen Butz
Stackpole Books, 1997, ISBN 0-8117-2996-6

Practical Engraving ON Metal Including Hints on Saw Piercing, Carving, Inlaying, etc.
Percival Marshall & Co. (Out of Print)
 

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Pearl Inlay An Instruction Manual For Inlaying Mother Of Pearl by James E. Patterson published by Stewart-Macdonald 1991

The Art of Inlay Design & Technique for Fine Woodworking by Larry Robinson, Publishers Group West
ISBN 0-87930-595-9

The Point of the Graver by Wesley W. Bates, published by Porcupines Quill, Inc. 1952
ISBN 0-88984-182-9
 

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Engraving Metals With Numerous Engravings And Diagrams, Hasluck "Work" Handbook Series reprinted by Lindsay Publications Inc., David Mckay Publisher 1912, ISBN 1-55918-254-7

The Joy of Drawing How to Draw Anything You See Or Imagine by Bill Martin
Watson-Guptill Publications, 1993, ISBN 0-8230-2370-2

The International Cyclopedia of Monograms Alphabets, Initials, Cyphers, Types, Crests, Coats-of-Arms,
Emblems, Badges, Shields & Decorations, Algrove Publishing, 1999, ISBN 0-9211335-86-5
 

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SCRIPT LETTERING FOR ARTISTS by Tommy Thompson, Dover Publications Inc., ISBN 0-486-21311-0

ENGRAVING ON METAL MADE EASY by B.T. Horpe, Regal Publications, Provo, Utah reprint of "The Art of Engraving" under new title, 1992, ISBN 1-877767-25-5 or 1-877767-31-X

ANIMALS 1419 Copyright-Free Illustrations of Mammals, Birds, Fish, Insects, etc.
A Pictorial Archive from Nineteenth-Century Sources selected by Jim Harter
Dover Publications Inc., 1979, ISBN 0-486-23766-4

DISCOVER DRAWING SERIES Draw Real Animals by Lee Hammond, F & W Publishers, ISBN 0-89134-658-9
 

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Practical Instruction in the Art of Letter Engraving "The Gleanings of Several Experienced Workmen" Relating to the knowledge of the several alphabets, the formation of inscriptions, cipher monograms, the use and sharpening of tools, and the proper methods of working generally. by G. F. Whelpley (out of print) John Wiley and Sons Publisher, New York.

NATIONAL ENGRAVERS STYLE CHART by Fred W. Crocker. (Probably no longer available)

BERGLINGS GENERAL REFERENCE STYLE CHARTS (Probably no longer available)

STYLE SHEETS FOR SILVERWARE ENGRAVING from leading Silverware Manufacturers, such as Lunt, Towle,
Oneida, Gorham, etc.

BECHEN BOOK OF ENGRAVING, Chicago, A. C. Becken Co. 1935 (out of print)

Monograms and Fancy Letters by D. M. Campana, Chicago, D.M.Campana Art Co. 1940 (out of print)

Geometrical Drawing by D. W. Campana (see above)

1000 Designs and Ideas by D.W.Campana (see above)

Dietz Specimen Book of Monograms, Chicago, Henry Paulson and Company, 1898 (out of print)

2000 Designs, Forms and Ornaments, Knickerbocker Publishing Company, New York (out of print)

The ABC of Modern Engraving, by William Kassell, New York City, The Jewelers Circular Keystone

Zanerian Manual of Alphabets and Engrossing, Columbus, Ohio, The Zaner-Bloser Co., (out of print)
 

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The Art of Monogram Designing and Engraving "A Textbook and Practical Treatise on the Art of Designing and Engraving Monograms by Fred Holmes Rees, President of the Rees School author of "Modern Letter Engraving" "The Art of Engraving", "Jewelers Designing and Engraving", Rochester, New York (out of print)

B.F. Norris and Co.'S Textbook for Letters and Designs copyright 1874 (out of print)

Home Study Course in Engraving and Designing "A Complete and Practical Course of Instruction in Engraving and Designing Arranged for Home Study and based on years of practical experience in teaching at school.
by F. A. Thomas, Principal of the Wisconsin Institute of Horology published and conducted by the Wisconsin School of Horology, Milwaukee, Wis. (out of print)

A. W. Thacker Academy for Jewelers Engraving Correspondence Course (out of print)
 

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New addition immediately below.

Classic Calligraphic Designs CD ROM & BOOK, Dover, 2002, ISBN #0-486-99516-X


FIREARMS ENGRAVERS GUILD OF AMERICA (FEGA), "HOW-TO-HANDBOOK", available free of charge to members,
SECOND EDITION, Revised August 2006. Website to join FEGA (www.fega.com)
 
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I recommend these books:
Skies and the Artist by Eric Sloane
Trees of North America Golden Press
Learn to Draw with Jon Gnagy

Yours truly,
JJ Roberts
School of Artistic Engraving
Manassas, VA
 

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Thanks to all the members for the book and video suggestions. If you have any futher suggestions that are not already on the above list please PM me and I'll add your suggestions too.
 

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