WorldCat Identities

Lovett, Patricia

Overview
Works: 29 works in 106 publications in 5 languages and 3,113 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Editor
Classifications: Z43, 745.61
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Patricia Lovett
Calligraphy & illumination : a history and practical guide by Patricia Lovett( Book )

8 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 965 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of calligraphy and illumination, explores the use of gold in miniatures and highlighting, and explains the basic techniques of calligraphy. Also provides step-by-step instructions for designing and painting a coat of arms, plus a reference section on selecting materials, mixing colors, and stretching vellum
Calligraphy by Patricia Lovett( Book )

13 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beginner's guide to the ideas, techniques and methods of making beautiful letters. Includes an outline of the history of western writing styles
The historical source book for scribes by Michelle Brown( Book )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Why should we be interested in studying hand-written and decorated books? For the historian they are the link between past, present and future, as they are about people and yield a wealth of information about their lives, beliefs, aspirations and also symbolise the essential human need to communicate this information across time and space. For the scribe the manuscripts provide inspiration and information about letter-forms."
Calligraphy projects by Fiona Watt( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides instructions for making a variety of projects, from notepaper and giftwrap to a sun clock and a nightshirt, decorated with calligraphic designs
Starting lettering by Fiona Watt( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and Dutch and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to drawing, making and decorating letters, and designing your own alphabet
Creating letterforms : calligraphy and lettering for beginners by Rosemary Sassoon( Book )

6 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The British Library companion to calligraphy, illumination & heraldry : a history and practical guide by Patricia Lovett( Book )

10 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Macclesfield alphabet book : BL Additional ms 88887 : a facsimile( Book )

10 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The manuscript was acquired by the British Library in 2009. It had been in the library of the Earl of Macclesfield since about 1750, and until recently its existence was completely unknown. --Book Jacket
Local studies in towns : a teacher's handbook by Patricia Lovett( Book )

4 editions published in 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The art and history of calligraphy by Patricia Lovett( Book )

5 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This stunningly illustrated new book focuses on 76 intricate, expressive and individual examples of calligraphy from the unparalleled collection of the British Library. The author, a renowned expert on the history of the form as well as a fine calligrapher herself, writes - uniquely - from a practitioner's point of view. Ranging from the Middle Ages, when beautiful calligraphy was a way of celebrating the divine, to the renaissance of the art form by William Morris, to the modern school of calligraphers following in the wake of master typographer Edward Johnston, Patricia Lovett charts the development of calligraphy through the history of European manuscripts. Large-scale full-colour reproductions enable the reader to see the fine detail of each manuscript, and to understand more clearly than ever before the painstaking craft and great artistic skill that were necessary to create these strikingly beautiful pieces of writing
Usborne complete book of calligraphy by Caroline Young( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the tools and techniques of calligraphy, and provides instructions for a variety of projects. Suggested level: primary, intermediate, junior secondary
The Environment by Patricia Lovett( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Calligraphy for starters by Patricia Lovett( Book )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kreatives und spielerisches Gestalten mit Buchstaben : praktische Anleitungen für Lehrende und Lernende, Eltern und therapeutisch Tätige by Rosemary Sassoon( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in German and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tools and materials for calligraphy, illumination and miniature painting by Patricia Lovett( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teach Yourself Calligraphy by Patricia Lovett( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les lettres by Fiona Watt( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in French and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les techniques de base pour dessiner des lettres originales et créer de alphabets étonnants
Giochiamo con le lettere by Fiona Watt( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in Italian and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Usborne book of calligraphy projects by Fiona Watt( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in Dutch and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Informatie over de toepassing van kalligrafie in een aantal werkstukken, met veel kleurenfoto's en -tekeningen. Vanaf ca. 13 jaar
Illumination, gold and colour : tools, materials, techniques, projects for using gold and colour and creating mediaeval miniatures by Patricia Lovett( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Calligraphy & illumination : a history and practical guide
Covers
CalligraphyThe historical source book for scribesCalligraphy projectsStarting letteringThe British Library companion to calligraphy, illumination & heraldry : a history and practical guideThe Macclesfield alphabet book : BL Additional ms 88887 : a facsimileTeach Yourself Calligraphy
Languages
English (90)

German (2)

Dutch (2)

French (1)

Italian (1)