Featuring thousands of photos, most of which show pens in full scale, Fountain Pens of Japan and Fountain Pens: United States of America and United Kingdom explore the transition between rich history and modern manufacturing. Written by Andreas Lambrou as follow-ups to his top-selling Fountain Pens of the World, the best-selling book on fountain pens ever released, these volumes delve deeper into the art, history, and production of the fountain pen in specific countries. Covering traditional techniques, major and minor manufacturers, and even customized pens, these volumes are designed to be more than just beautiful coffee table books - they serve as comprehensive reference guides for collectors and enthusiasts.
Note: This drop includes two books: A signed and numbered edition of "Kaplan Limited Edition of Fountain Pens of Japan," by Andreas Lambrou and Masamichi Sunami, and "Fountain Pens of the USA and UK," by Andreas Lambrou. USA and UK books are not signed. This drop is limited to 50 units.
The books offered in this drop are part of a limited Kaplan edition first printing, individually signed and numbered by author Andreas Lambrou. A labor of love for expert authors Andreas Lambrou and Masamichi Sunami, Fountain Pens of Japan is the product of 10 years and over 12,000 man-hours spent researching Japan’s pen industry. The book's 448 pages contain over 1700 full-scale photos places, and places extra emphasis on lacquering and Maki-e techniques, making it a beautiful and informative addition to any enthusiast’s library.
Written by Andreas Lambrou, this authoritative guide is comprised of 256 pages filled with full-scale color photos, period advertisements, and original hand-produced line drawings that were specially commissioned to help convey how the design and production of has evolved. Offering detailed information about materials, techniques, and more, Fountain Pens: United States of America and United Kingdom is the perfect way to enjoy the artistry of fountain pens while delving further into some of the technical and historical aspects of the industry.
Fountain Pens of Japan
Fountain Pens of the U.S. and U.K.
Estimated ship date is July 28, 2017 PT.
Payment will be collected at checkout. After this product run ends, orders will be submitted to the vendor up front, making all orders final.