A Bibliography of Pen & Ink Books for Artists

“White Rhino” by Susan Fox, 2018

PEN AND INK (Modern and in print):

Rendering in Pen and Ink by Arthur T. Guptill; Watson-Guptill Publications, 1976, from the original 1930 edition
Pen and Ink Drawing by Aphonso Dunn; Three Minds Press, Woodland Park, New Jersey, 2015
Pen and Ink Techniques by Frank Lohan; Dover Books, 2009; reprint of 1978, Contemporary Books
Treasury of American Pen-And-Ink Illustration 1881-1938, edited by Fridolf Johnson; Dover Publications, 1982

PEN AND INK (Vintage and Out of Print, but worth searching for; asterisk indicates most desirable books):
*Sketching Without a Master by J. Hullah Brown; T.C. & A.C. Jack, London
How to Draw in Pen and ink by Jasper Salwey; Kessinger Legacy Reprints/Bridgman Publishers, New York, 1931
*Ink Drawing Techniques by Henry c. Pitz; Watson-Guptill Publications, 1957
*Pen Drawing; An Illustrated Treatise by Charles D. Maginnis; B.T. Batsford & Co., London, 1899
How to Draw in Pen and Ink by Henry Furniss; Chapman & Hall Ltd., London, 1905
*The Art of Pen Drawing by G. Montague Elwood; B.T. Batsford Ltd., London, 1927 (also Apple Books)
Pen and Ink Drawing by “Acanthus”/Frank Hoar, FRIBA; The Studio Publications, London and New York, 1955
Drawing in Pen and Ink by Angus Scott; Crescent Books, New York, 1985
The A B C of Pen and Ink Rendering by John Austen; Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons Ltd., 1937 
*Landscape Drawing in Pen and Ink by J. Geoffrey Garratt; Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd., London, 1950
Landscape Sketching in Pen and Ink by Donald Maxwell; 
Techniques, Higgins Ink Co., 1942
Humorous Illustration by Nick Meglin: Watson-Guptill, 1981*
Rendering in Pen and Ink, David A. Gregg; American School of Correspondence, 1906
With Pen and Ink, James Hall; The Prang Company, 1913
Elements of Pen and Ink Rendering, Various; International Library of Technology, International Textbook Co., Scranton, 1921

Sources to search for vintage pen and ink books include:
Google searches, of course
Amazon Kindle versions available for some

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