Complete Engraver, The

Complete Engraver, The

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In this age of emails, texts, and instant messages, receiving a letter has become a rare treat. Engraved stationery can make a piece of correspondence, whether a short note, formal letter, or business card, even more special. Once an integral part of social life, the use of engraved stationery has become a lost art. In this publication, the author brings this venerable craft to life, from the history and etiquette of engraved social stationery in America to its revival and promise of new visual possibilities. Illustrated with gorgeous, original specimens of social stationery, calling cards, and monograms, includes instructional sections that give tips on letter writing, social stationery etiquette, and the steps required to commission engraving work today.
ISBN 9781616890674. Princeton Architectural Press.
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In this age of emails, texts, and instant messages, receiving a letter has become a rare treat. Engraved stationery can make a piece of correspondence, whether a short note, formal letter, or business card, even more special. Once an integral part of social life, the use of engraved stationery has become a lost art. In this publication, the author brings this venerable craft to life, from the history and etiquette of engraved social stationery in America to its revival and promise of new visual possibilities. Illustrated with gorgeous, original specimens of social stationery, calling cards, and monograms, includes instructional sections that give tips on letter writing, social stationery etiquette, and the steps required to commission engraving work today.
  • Author
    Nancy Sharon Collins
  • Publisher
    Princeton Architectural Press
  • Release
    September 2012
  • Binding
    pb
  • Format
    224 pages. 170 colour pages. 15.2 x 21.6 cm
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    out of stock
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    available
  • Date added
    September 2012