Main Library

The main CPS library is currently held by Shirley Davison and a selection of books is usually brought along to workshops.

Please contact Shirley or a committee member if you wish to borrow a particular book.



All That Glisters,CLAS Exhibition

An Abecedarium,From Court of Emporer Rudolf II

Art of Calligraphy – The,Joyce Irene Whalley

Art of Calligraphy – The (A practical guide),David Harris

Art of Illuminated Letters – The,T Noad & P Seligman

Art of Medieval manuscripts – The,Kyrstyna Weinstein

Authentic Art Nouveau Alphabets, Ed: Ludwig Petzendorfer

Book of Kells – The,Bernard Meehan

Book of Sample Scripts,Edward Johnston

Bookbinding Techniques,Sue Hufton

Calligrapher’s Companion – The,Mary Noble & Janet Mehigan

Calligrapher’s Project Book,Susanne Haines

Calligraphy,Arthur Baker

Calligraphy,Michael Gullick

Calligraphy Creating Pictures,John Vince

Calligraphy Made Easy,Gaynor Goffe

Calligraphy Masterclass,Peter Halliday

Calligraphy School,G Goffe & A Ravenscroft

Calligraphy Source Book,Miriam Stribley

Calligraphy Techniques,Mary Noble

Calligraphy Today,Heather Child

Calligraphy ’84: Catalogue of SSI recent work – MISSING

Calligraphy with Photoshop,George Thomson

Cambridge Illuminations – The,Catalogue to Fitzwilliam Museum

Celtic Alphabets,Aiden Meehan

Celtic Borders,Aiden Meehan

Celtic Borders – Layout Grids,Mallory Pearce

Celtic Designs,Mallory Pearce

Chinese Painting,James Cahill

Colour Calligraphy,David Graham

Complete Book of Heraldry – The,Stephen Slater

Complete Calligrapher – The,Frederick Wong

Complete Guide to Calligraphy – The,Judy Martin

Complete Guide to Calligraphy – The,Eagle Editions

Craftsman’s Handbook – The,Cennini

Creation a Celebration,Sue Symons

Edward Johnston,Priscilla Johnston

Fine Words Fine Books (SSI) – MISSING

Foundations of Calligraphy,Sheila Waters

Grammar of Ornament – The,Owen Jones

Handbook of Plain and Ornamental Alphabets, published c 1880 (fragile)

Handmade Book – The,Angela James

Hand Made Books,Rob Shepherd

Heaven Sent Grace – A,Nancy Ouchida

Historic Calligraphic Alphabets,Arthur Baker

How to write like this,Rexel Cumberland

Illuminated Alphabets,Patricia Carter

Illuminated book of the Middle Ages – The,H N Humphreys & Owen Jones

Illuminated Calligraphy,Patricia Carter

Illuminated Designs,Patricia Carter

Illuminated Letters,Margaret Morgan

Illuminated Manuscript – The,Janet Backhouse

Illuminated Manuscripts,D M Gill

Illuminating The Word,Christopher Calderhead

Illumination,Christopher Jarman

Islamic Calligraphy,Y H Safadi

Learn Lettering & Calligraphy – step by step,Gail & Christopher Lawther

Left Handed Calligraphy,Vance Studley

10th Anniversary Exhibition Catalogue, Letter Exchange

15th Anniversary Exhibition Catalogue,Letter Exchange

Letters in Gold – Ottoman calligraphy,M Ugar Derman

Lindesfarne Gospels,Janet Backhouse

Lindesfarne Gospels,Michelle Brown

Living Letters,CLAS Exhibition Catalogue

Long Tradition – The,Oxford Scribes

Modern Calligraphy and Hand Lettering, Lisa Engelbrecht

Page after Page,Frances Pickering

Painted Word – The,Dave Wood

Painting for Calligraphers,Marie Angel

Pen & Print – The Legacy of Edward Johnston,EJF & SSI Exhibition Catalogue

Pen Lettering,Ann Camp

Pen Practice,Walter Higgins

Persian Painting,Basil Gray

Practical Guide to Lettering & Applied Calligraphy,Rosemary Sassoon

Saint Agustino di Canterbury (Italian text),Richard Gameson

Skaug Vol Dalen,Ole Selvaer

Story of Calligraphy – The,Patricia Lovett

Story of Writing – The  (2 copies),Donald Jackson

Thames and Hudson manual of typography,Ruari McLean

Thoughtful Gestures,Yves Leterne

Tools and Materials for Calligraphy,Patricia Lovett

Traditional Turkish Designs (CD & Book),Dover Publications

Treasure of Calligraphy (1522-1840),Jan Tschichold

Treasury of Decorative Art – Calligraphy – The,Michael Gullick

Words as Images,SSI Catalogue

Writing & Illumination & Lettering,Edward Johnston

Writing Medieval Scripts,John Lancaster

Writing – The Story of Alphabets and Scripts,New Horizons

Written Word – The,Etiemble