starting Learn Calligraphy book coverwith the classic Learn Calligraphy: The Complete Book of Lettering and Design, Margaret Shepherd's how-to books have helped legions of aspiring calligraphers discover their talent.

SHEPHERD blends calligraphic expertise Art of the Personal Letter with a keen eye for social custom in her three-book series “The Art of...” covering civilized notes, letters, and conversations in the 21st century.

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Margaret Shepherd's ingenious letters add depth to familiar quotations, form real creatures, or can even be read upside-down.

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