Description - Fountain Pens of the World by Andreas Lambrou
The authoritative and comprehensive text features countries not previously covered in other books, a new chapter on limited editions, and a chapter on materials from 1833 to the present day which defines processes such as lacquering, guilloche engraving and plastic identification. The development of design and logos is illustrated by specially produced line drawings. The text is complimented by many period advertisements. Fountain Pens of the World provides more information on pens and illustrates more pens than any other book on the subject.
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(316mm x 238mm x mm)
Philip Wilson Publishers Ltd
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Author Biography - Andreas Lambrou
Andreas Lambrou is now recognised as the leading pen collector and international expert with numerous articles in major journals. He is a founder member of the Writing Equipment Society formed in 1980, and has served on the Executive as Research Co-Ordinator of fountain pens. He is the only non-US member of the Pens Restorers Guild. Andreas Lambrou is an authorized pen restorer and co-founder of Classic Pens Ltd., a company that repairs and trades in vintage and modern pens.