Author: Peter Twydle
Size: 7 3/4" x 10"
Illustrations: 256 colour photos
Binding: Hard Cover
Fountain Pens provides a comprehensive history of the fountain open, tracing its develpoment from reed and quill pens to the stylish and elegant writing implements that we know today, and introduces the reader to the major manufacturers. The book is lavisly illustrated in colour throughout with useful advice on how to build a collection and where best to look for fountain pens, from car boot sales to the internet.
Topics covered:· How fountain pens work· Related terminology· Manufacturers from around the world· Limited editions· Caring for fountain pens· Finding the right pen for you.