A fact-filled collector's guide to the fountain pen, with over five hundred color photographs: part of Flammarion's Collectibles series. Collectible Fountain Pens brings you a comprehensive selection of fine fountain pens past and present, some commonly found but nonetheless well worth collecting, others as elaborate and intricate as jewels, that have become highly sought after by collectors the world over. The book explores the development of the fountain pen as both writing implement and decorative item in over five hundred life-sized color photographs, featuring both historic models from the nineteenth century to classics of design from the present day. Each photograph is accompanied by a brief yet informative text giving the key features of every pen, and the volume is completed by a buyer's guide and list of museums. This attractively designed book is the perfect gift for all those who understand the pleasure of signing their name with a flourish in real ink.
* Over 500 items reproduced life-sized in color in each title
* Features both rare and frequently found models
* Includes bibliographies and useful addresses to find out more
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Juan Manuel Clark has been collecting pens and writing extensively on the subject in specialist reviews for over ten years.
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Descripción Flammarion, 2002. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Brand new gift quality softcover Please email for photos. Larger books or sets may require additional shipping charges. Books sent via US Postal. Nº de ref. de la librería 79534
Descripción Flammarion, 2002. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX2080107194
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