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OSLEY, A.S. (Arthur Sidney), 1917-1987 – editor : CALLIGRAPHY AND PALAEOGRAPHY : ESSAYS PRESENTED TO ALFRED FAIRBANK ON HIS 70TH BIRTHDAY.
London : Faber & Faber, (1965). First edition. A handsomely produced tribute, with essays on Alfred Fairbank (1895-1982) by Ruari McLean and others, and further essays in the wider field of calligraphy and palaeography by Sir Sydney Cockerell, John Dreyfus, Fairbank himself, Nicolete Gray, Sir Francis Meynell, Osley himself, Jan Tschichold, Berthold Wolpe, Francis Wormald, etc.
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PICKERING, C.L. (Charles London), 1908-1998 – editor : TRIBUTES TO EDWARD JOHNSTON, CALLIGRAPHER.
[Maidstone] : Maidstone College of Art, 1948. First edition. Tributes to Edward Johnston (1872-1944) from Sydney Cockerell, Alfred Fairbank, Bridget Johnston, Noel Rooke, James Wardrop and Irene Wellington – originally delivered at a meeting of the Society of Scribes and Illuminators.
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WAREHOUSEMEN & DRAPERS’ TRADE JOURNAL – publishers : THE ART OF TICKET WRITING. WITH NUMEROUS ILLUSTRATIONS.
London : Office of the “Warehousemen and Drapers’ Trade Journal”, 1887. First edition. An interesting Victorian guide to the art of making advertising and display placards, with chapters on tools, card, inks, gilding and silvering, calligraphy, design, mounts, lithographic reproduction, etc.
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