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Margaret Shepherd

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Margaret Shepherd is a noted calligrapher and author, with an impressive roster of high-profile clients. She has published thirteen instruction books for calligraphers of all levels. All her books, including the bestselling Learning Calligraphy, are done in hand-lettered text. She has researched, taught, written, and freelanced extensively, and has exhibited her work in many museum and gallery exhibitions. She lives in Boston.

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The Art of Civilized Conversation
A Guide to Expressing Yourself With Style and Grace
Written by Margaret Shepherd


Format: eBook, 240 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

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The Art of Civilized Conversation
A Guide to Expressing Yourself With Style and Grace
Written by Margaret Shepherd


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: December 27, 2005
Price: $16.00

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The Art of the Handwritten Note
A Guide to Reclaiming Civilized Communication
Written by Margaret Shepherd


Format: eBook, 176 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: August 11, 2010
Price: $11.99

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The Art of the Handwritten Note
A Guide to Reclaiming Civilized Communication
Written by Margaret Shepherd


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: January 22, 2002
Price: $16.00

The Art of the Handwritten Note gives thorough instruction to students who are adept at typing away at a forgiving computer, but who are daunted with the prospect of hand-writting notes. From overcoming illegible penmanship to mastering the challenge of keeping straight margins, avoiding smeared ink, and choosing stationery that is... Read more >
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The Art of the Personal Letter
A Guide to Connecting Through the Written Word
Written by Margaret Shepherd and Sharon Hogan


Format: eBook, 208 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: September 16, 2008
Price: $11.99

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The Art of the Personal Letter
A Guide to Connecting Through the Written Word
Written by Margaret Shepherd and Sharon Hogan


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: September 16, 2008
Price: $16.00

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Learn Calligraphy
The Complete Book of Lettering and Design
Written by Margaret Shepherd


Format: Trade Paperback, 168 pages
Publisher: Watson-Guptill
On Sale: February 20, 2001
Price: $18.99

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Learn Calligraphy
The Complete Book of Lettering and Design
Written by Margaret Shepherd


Format: eBook, 168 pages
Publisher: Watson-Guptill
On Sale: August 21, 2013
Price: $10.99

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Learn World Calligraphy
Discover African, Arabic, Chinese, Ethiopic, Greek, Hebrew, Indian, Japanese, Korean, Mongolian, Russian, Thai, Tibetan Calligraphy, and Beyond
Written by Margaret Shepherd


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
Publisher: Watson-Guptill
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $24.99

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Learn World Calligraphy
Discover African, Arabic, Chinese, Ethiopic, Greek, Hebrew, Indian, Japanese, Korean, Mongolian, Russian, Thai, Tibetan Calligraphy, and Beyond
Written by Margaret Shepherd


Format: eBook, 192 pages
Publisher: Watson-Guptill
On Sale: July 3, 2013
Price: $12.99

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