I made a few discoveries about Palatino editions at the Folger Shakespeare Library. I had taken a look at 3 copies of Libro di M. Giouanbattista Palatino at the Newberry printed by Blado. My interest was piqued enough to take a look at the Folger's copies of Compendio del gran
After a 2 month hiatus, I am back to recording progress on my trip. Coming back and re-establishing myself was more challenging than I imagined - in fact the trip itself was more challenging than I thought it would be. My apologies for leaving you hanging! Getting into a special
The Motoscribendi tour rolls out in a few hours. I packed all my clothes and camping gear, now the hard part comes: Getting the traveling writing kit together - pens, inks, paper, etc. The t-shirts are done as you can see and have already been shipped out, so that's been
Thanks to all who contributed to Motoscribendi! The final count was $6,579 and this will allow me to print and make all the Perks (they will begin going out next week) and then allow me at least 45 days on the road. While 45 days isn't a long time
History of Writing Manuals A. S. Osley wrote a number of books and articles about writing masters and their books. His Scribes and Sources is instructive as he translates passages from a number of writing manuals and gives a bit of information about each scribe and the book(s) published.
Sometimes a motorcycle ride is just a ride. And at other times, it’s a dramatic escape from the shackles of entropy. This particular ride started with an escape and developed into a dream.Once I closed my business after 12 years in operation, my time became my own again.
What is a Writing Manual? Writing manuals teach a student how to form letters and write a particular style of writing or hand. Often, a writing manual discussed ink recipes, paper selection, how to cut a quill into a pen and how to hold it. They came into widespread use
Motoscribendi My name is Nicholas Yeager, I'm a scholar, librarian, motorcyclist and scribe. You know what the first three are, but what's a scribe? Every time you write something with a pen, you are inscribing the paper (or other substrate) with your handwriting. A scribe may be called lettering artist