Art Alphabets, Monograms, and Lettering (Paperback)

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By J. M. Bergling, James Gurney (Foreword by)
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Description


Chicago-based jewelry engraver J. M. Bergling (1866-1933) created thousands of letter styles, signets, monograms, and ciphers. A noted author on the subjects of lettering and heraldic design, Bergling created books that became standard references of his era. He assembled his first book, Art Monograms and Letters, with the hopes of inspiring other etchers, engravers, sign painters, and artisans. This volume contains selected illustrations from that publication in addition to his complete Art Alphabets and Lettering, which comprises 96 pages of layouts and letter styles ranging from simple to ornate.
Commercial artists, designers, calligraphers, engravers, amateurs, and professionals will prize this exclusive edition as a source of high-quality images and alphabets. This reference book features an appreciative Foreword by artist and author James Gurney, which places Bergling's works in historical context.

About the Author


J. M. Bergling (1866-1933) was a Chicago-based designer and publisher of books on the subjects of lettering, monograms, and heraldic design. His books became a standard reference for engravers and sign painters.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780486831701
ISBN-10: 0486831701
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication Date: May 15th, 2019
Pages: 128
Language: English
Series: Lettering