Fraktur: Tips, Tools, and Techniques for Learning the Craft
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The Pennsylvania Dutch are noted for the beautifully designed and hand-lettered documents known as fraktur. These include birth and marriage certificates, family trees, bookplates, awards, and house blessings. The author has adapted the craft to modern tastes and needs in this practical how-to-book, with information on tools, step-by-step instructions, ideas for design, lettering and coloring techniques, as well as traditional patterns. (104pp. color illus. hardcover with spiral binding. Stackpole, 2008.)
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