Among all the calligraphic monuments of Portugal it is claimed that the most splendid is the “Bible of the Hieronymites.”
His writing was a marvel of calligraphic art; he himself, a curiosity.
The volume, as a specimen of calligraphic art, reflects honor upon the age, and is right worthy of Lady Hilda's monastery.
He tells us how he collected his vellum treasures—his "crackling tomes" so rich in illuminations and calligraphic art!
Reputed for high literary, calligraphic, and artistic skill, he also possessed a profound knowledge of politics.
The calligraphic school of Winchester achieves magnificent results.
The whole history of this calligraphic contest, written by Bale himself, is preserved amongst the Harl.
They extend the experience of writing, especially in calligraphic exercise, in the experience conveyed.
It was the demand for copies of this that exhausted Caxton's calligraphic patience, and led to his employment of a printer.
These letters displayed so much linguistic and calligraphic skill that the vizir Ibn-Alarif became anxious to know the writer.
1610s, from Greek kaligraphia, from kallos "beauty" + graphein "to write" (see -graphy). Related: Calligraphic. The usual comb. form in Greek was kalli- "beautiful, fine, happy, favorable;" kalo- was a later, rarer alternative form.