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As letter-writing has fallen by means of the wayside, the artwork of lavish but legible handwriting isn't any longer being taught to schoolchildren or hired in day-by-day life—much to the dismay of these who obtain rapidly scrawled love notes or try and decipher a doctor’s prescription. In an age whilst script manuals for college kids are disappearing at a fast price and writing samples are ephemeral, Rosemary Sassoon’s Handwriting of the 20 th Century offers the 1st historic list of educating the ability of writing within the final a hundred years.
In addition to illustrating the concepts utilized by handwriting teachers and documenting the ever-changing perspectives of script stylists, this quantity probes the advance and manufacture of writing gear in addition to beneficial examples for today’s lecturers of writing. Handwriting of the 20th Century is a pleasant, entire account of our consistent quest for fluent and transparent handwritten script.
 
“...excellent and finished illustrated book—which takes us via not just what occurred within the uk, yet brings in information regarding different English talking nations similar to the United States and Australia in addition to ecu scripts, supplying samples and factors which are priceless as a reference. . . . The book's well-written Epilogue advantages a piece being printed—It could not be positioned larger by way of a graphologist!”—Elaine Quigley, Graphologist
 
 

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