Handwriting Analysis Books

QUALITY BOOKS ON HANDWRITING ANALYSIS / GRAPHOLOGY

handwriting analysis books

The following is a list of quality books on the subject of Handwriting Analysis.
A stars rating system used in movie guides is used to indicate relative value.

The following list of publications carry no endorsement or implied recommendation. Included is only a partial list of current and out of print reading materials on handwriting analysis. Further, books that are out of print are often found at used book stores or inter-library loan services. Self published papers are often available through specialty book sellers such as those listed here. It is up to the readers discrimination which books are selected for reading and purchase.

TITLE: ABC de la Graphologie
AUTHOR: Crepieux-Jamin *****
SYNOPSIS: Basic French Graphology (French and English versions; English version is rare)
IN PRINT: Out of Print Used Books
LEARNING LEVEL: Unrated Publication

TITLE: Achieving Compatibility with Handwriting Analysis
AUTHOR: Karen Amend, Mary S. Ruiz ****
SYNOPSIS: Follow up to their previous work. Well illustrated.
IN PRINT: Newcastle Publishing Co.
LEARNING LEVEL: General

TITLE: Advanced Graphology
AUTHOR: Link, Betty ***
SYNOPSIS: Advanced concepts
IN PRINT: Personnel Consultants & Publishers, Inc.
LEARNING LEVEL: Advanced

TITLE: Advanced Graphology
AUTHOR: Nezos, Renna. ***
SYNOPSIS: Selected topics.
IN PRINT: Scriptor Books
LEARNING LEVEL: Special Interest

TITLE: Analysis of Handwriting
AUTHOR: Jacoby, H.J. ****
SYNOPSIS: Basic British Graphology, some research
IN PRINT: Out of Print Used Books
LEARNING LEVEL: Excellent beginners

TITLE: Behold: The Inner Universe of Handwriting Analysis
AUTHOR: A.R. Kaminsky
SYNOPSIS: Interesting for it’s use of offbeat methods
IN PRINT: O’Sullivan Woodside & Co. 1974
LEARNING LEVEL: Unrated Publication

TITLE: Can Type A Behaviour Be Seen in Handwriting
AUTHOR: Renate Griffiths
SYNOPSIS: Unrated Publication
IN PRINT: Self Published
LEARNING LEVEL: Special Interest

TITLE: Character Structure and Handwriting
AUTHOR: Sheila Lowe
SYNOPSIS: Unrated Publication
IN PRINT: Self Published
LEARNING LEVEL: Special Interest

TITLE: Chinese Handwriting and Graphology
AUTHOR: Marie-Josee Menasse-Cremers ****
SYNOPSIS: Special Interest
IN PRINT: Self Published
LEARNING LEVEL: Unrated Publication

TITLE: Crime & Penmanship
AUTHOR: Ted Widmer
SYNOPSIS: Unrated Publication
IN PRINT: Self Published
LEARNING LEVEL: Unrated Publication

TITLE: Danger Between The Lines
AUTHOR: Kim Iannetta, James Craine, Ph.D. and Dennis McLaughlin, Ph.D. with Reed Hayes
SYNOPSIS: Comprehensive study of potential dangerousness
IN PRINT: Kimon Iannetta – self-published
LEARNING LEVEL: Advanced

TITLE: Development and Disorders of Written Language
AUTHOR: Helmer R. Myklebust Ed.D.
SYNOPSIS: Excellent; samples are the basis of the analyses; uses differential diagnosis
IN PRINT: Grune & Stratton 1965
LEARNING LEVEL: Intermediate

TITLE: Diagrams of the Unconscious
AUTHOR: Werner Wolff *****
SYNOPSIS: Highly technical
IN PRINT: Out of Print Used Books
LEARNING LEVEL: Advanced

TITLE: Drugs and Handwriting
AUTHOR: Patricia Wellingham-Jones
SYNOPSIS: Special Interest
IN PRINT: Self Published
LEARNING LEVEL: Unrated Publication

TITLE: Encyclopedia of the Written Word
AUTHOR: Klara Roman, *****
SYNOPSIS: Well indexed reference source by a great Graphologist
IN PRINT: Out of Print Used Books
LEARNING LEVEL: General

TITLE: Energy Flow in the Script
AUTHOR: Milton Moore
SYNOPSIS: Unrated Publication
IN PRINT: Self Published
LEARNING LEVEL: Special Interest

TITLE: Evaluating Evidence
AUTHOR: Katherine Koppenhaver, CDE
SYNOPSIS: Unrated Publication
IN PRINT: Self Published
LEARNING LEVEL: Unrated Publication

TITLE: Experiments in Handwriting
AUTHOR: Robert Saudek *****
SYNOPSIS: Classic research in Graphology; quantitative measurement of graphological speed, must reading
IN PRINT: Books for Professionals (See Booksellers below)
LEARNING LEVEL: Advanced

TITLE: Female/Male Traits in Handwriting
AUTHOR: Marcel Matley
SYNOPSIS:
IN PRINT: Self Published
LEARNING LEVEL: Unrated Publication

TITLE: Fast Facts – Two & Samples, 2 Vol.
AUTHOR: Pat Peterson C.G.
SYNOPSIS: Unrated Publication
IN PRINT: Self Published
LEARNING LEVEL: Reference

TITLE: Grapho-Therapeutics
AUTHOR: de Sainte Colombe Paul ****
SYNOPSIS: Extends Crepieux-Jamin, adds grapho-therapy, resultants
IN PRINT: Paul de Sainte Colombe Center
LEARNING LEVEL: Beginners Comprehensive

TITLE: Graphology
AUTHOR: Renna Nezos ****
SYNOPSIS: Well organized and concise.
IN PRINT: Out of Print Used Books (RIDER LONDON)
LEARNING LEVEL: Intermediate

TITLE: Graphology, Early Recognition and the Tree Test
AUTHOR: Renate Griffiths
SYNOPSIS: Special Interest – Unrated Publication
IN PRINT: Self Published
LEARNING LEVEL: Special Interest

TITLE: Guide to Personality Through Your Handwriting
AUTHOR: Irene Marcuse, Ph.D. ***
SYNOPSIS: Hard to find but good basic material
IN PRINT: Out of Print
LEARNING LEVEL: General

TITLE: Handwriting – A Personality Projection
AUTHOR: Frank Victor. ****
SYNOPSIS: Excellent stroke concepts
IN PRINT: Fern Ridge Press Publishers
LEARNING LEVEL: Good intermediate

TITLE: Handwriting — Revelation of Self
AUTHOR: Harry O. Telscher ***
SYNOPSIS:
IN PRINT: Out of Print
LEARNING LEVEL: General

TITLE: Handwriting & Personality
AUTHOR: Ann Mahoney ***
SYNOPSIS: Interesting and clever
IN PRINT:
LEARNING LEVEL: General

TITLE: Handwriting, A key to Personality
AUTHOR: Klara Roman ****
SYNOPSIS: Probably the #1 book on Graphology by a true master
IN PRINT:
LEARNING LEVEL: Beginners Comprehensive

TITLE: Handwriting Analysis, Putting It to Work For You
AUTHOR: Andrea McNichol **
SYNOPSIS: Lots of graphics and self tests
IN PRINT: Contemporary Books
LEARNING LEVEL:Basic

TITLE: Handwriting Analysis, The Complete Basic Book
AUTHOR: Karen Amend, Mary S. Ruiz ****
SYNOPSIS: Contemporary, easy to understand, well illustrated.
IN PRINT: Newcastle Publishing Co.
LEARNING LEVEL: General

TITLE: Handwriting Analysis and the Employment Selection Process
AUTHOR: Kathryn Sackheim
SYNOPSIS: Addresses hiring techniques
IN PRINT: Out of Print Used Books
LEARNING LEVEL: Intermediate – Special Interest

TITLE: Handwriting Analysis as a Psychodiagnostic Tool
AUTHOR: Urich Sonneman, Phd. ****
SYNOPSIS: Good but difficult to read. Originally written in German.
IN PRINT: Out of Print Used Books
LEARNING LEVEL: Advanced

TITLE: Handwriting Analysis: An Adventure in Self-discovery ISBN: 0-9698926-0-8
AUTHOR: Peter Dennis
SYNOPSIS: Introduction to handwriting Analysis and Reference
IN PRINT: CAPCO International; Self-Published
LEARNING LEVEL: Unrated Publication

TITLE: Handwriting Tells
AUTHOR: Nadya Olyanova ****
SYNOPSIS: Oldie but goodie.
IN PRINT: Available from regional booksellers (See below)
LEARNING LEVEL: Beginners Comprehensive

TITLE: How to Analyse Handwriting
AUTHOR: Hal Falcon, Phd **
SYNOPSIS: Basic book on graphology; includes section on eye-ear dichotomy, signatures, etc.
IN PRINT: Out of Print Used Books
LEARNING LEVEL: Beginners Comprehensive

TITLE: Human Character Types of Erich Fromm
AUTHOR: Felix Klein
SYNOPSIS: Unrated
IN PRINT: Self Published
LEARNING LEVEL: Special Interest

TITLE: Knowing Your Child Through Handwriting and Drawings
AUTHOR: Shirl Solomon **
SYNOPSIS: Interesting for working with children’s writing
IN PRINT: Out of Print
LEARNING LEVEL: Special Interest

TITLE: Learn Graphology, A Practical Course
AUTHOR: Gabrielle Beauchataud ****
SYNOPSIS: Very complete.
IN PRINT: Scriptor Books
LEARNING LEVEL: General

TITLE: Looking at the Big Picture
AUTHOR: Sheila Lowe
SYNOPSIS: Unrated Publication
IN PRINT: Self Published
LEARNING LEVEL: Special Interest

TITLE: Multilingual Dictionary of Graphology (3rd edition)
AUTHOR: Nigel R. Bradley
SYNOPSIS: Excellent dictionary of Graphological terms in 5 languages
IN PRINT: Self Published (see booksellers below)
LEARNING LEVEL: Reference all levels

TITLE: OXFORD 1987 Symposium on Graphological Research
AUTHOR: Nigel R. Bradley (Editor)
SYNOPSIS: Proceedings from First British Symposium of Graphological Research at Oxford University
IN PRINT: Self Published (see booksellers below)
LEARNING LEVEL: Intermediate to Advanced

TITLE: Personality in Handwriting
AUTHOR: Alfred Mendel ****
SYNOPSIS: Excellent Presentation of Graphology Concepts; Tops
IN PRINT: Newcastle Publishing Co., Inc.
LEARNING LEVEL: Intermediate

TITLE: Pocket Dictionary of Basic and Evaluated Traits
FOCUS: Illustrations and explantions for 134 Basic and 80+ Evaluated Traits.
AUTHOR: Dr. Erika M. Karohs
SYNOPSIS: Unrated Publication
IN PRINT: Self Published
LEARNING LEVEL: General

TITLE: Schematic Graphology
AUTHOR: Betty Semler-Delmar. ***
SYNOPSIS: Presents the Wittlich method
IN PRINT: Delmar Graphological Systems
LEARNING LEVEL: Intermediate

TITLE: Self-Portraits in Autographs
AUTHOR: Rudolph S. Hearns **
SYNOPSIS: Well illustrated.
IN PRINT: Carlton Press, Inc. -or- American Association of Handwriting Analysts (AAHA)
LEARNING LEVEL: Special Interest

TITLE: Serial Killers – The Face of Evil
AUTHOR: Sheila Lowe
SYNOPSIS:
IN PRINT:
LEARNING LEVEL: Unrated Publication

TITLE: Sex, Health and your Handwriting
AUTHOR: Robert Holder **
SYNOPSIS:
IN PRINT: Out of Print Used Books
LEARNING LEVEL: General

TITLE: Sexual Deviations as Seen in Handwriting
AUTHOR: Marie Bernard ***
SYNOPSIS: European graphology. Well illustrated.
IN PRINT: The Whitson Publishing Co.
LEARNING LEVEL: SI

TITLE: Symbolism of Handwriting
AUTHOR: Max Pulver ****
SYNOPSIS: Jam packed with psychology & graphology
IN PRINT: Scriptor Books
LEARNING LEVEL: Advanced

TITLE: The ABC’s of Handwriting Analysis
AUTHOR: Claude Santoy. **
SYNOPSIS: Light weight but interesting
IN PRINT: Paragon House Publishers
LEARNING LEVEL: General

TITLE: The Art of Graphology
AUTHOR: Marie Bernard ***
SYNOPSIS: European graphology. Well illustrated.
IN PRINT: The Whitson Publishing Co.
LEARNING LEVEL: General

TITLE: The Business of Document Examination
AUTHOR: Katherine Koppenhaver, CDE
SYNOPSIS: Unrated Publication
IN PRINT: Self Published
LEARNING LEVEL: Special Interest

TITLE: The Essentials of Handwriting
AUTHOR: Marcel Matley
SYNOPSIS: Unrated Publication
IN PRINT: Self Published
LEARNING LEVEL: Special Interest

TITLE: The Language of Handwriting & How To Read It
AUTHOR: Oscar N. Meyer ***
SYNOPSIS: Reference source on Graphological Technique
IN PRINT: Out of Print Used Books
LEARNING LEVEL: General

TITLE: The Language of Handwriting
AUTHOR: Richard Dimsdlae Stocker **
SYNOPSIS: Covers a broad range of concepts
IN PRINT: Newcastle Publishing Co. Inc..
LEARNING LEVEL: General

TITLE: The Printer
AUTHOR: Ted Widmer
SYNOPSIS: One of the few references on this subject. Well illustrated
IN PRINT: Self Published
LEARNING LEVEL: Special Interest – Unrated Publication

TITLE: The Psychology of Handwriting
AUTHOR: Nadya Olyanova ***
SYNOPSIS: Hard to find but worth the effort.
IN PRINT: Available from regional booksellers (See below)
LEARNING LEVEL: General

TITLE: The Psychology of Handwriting
AUTHOR: Dr. Jean-Charles Gille-Maisani ****
SYNOPSIS: Good blend of psychology & graphology
IN PRINT: Scriptor Books
LEARNING LEVEL: Advanced

TITLE: The Psychology of Handwriting
AUTHOR: Robert Saudek *****
SYNOPSIS: Good stuff. Digression on expressive movements.
IN PRINT: Books for Professionals (See Booksellers below)
LEARNING LEVEL: Advanced

TITLE: The Science of Reading Character in Handwriting
AUTHOR: Louise Rice ****
SYNOPSIS: Old and hard to find
IN PRINT: Out of Print Used Books
LEARNING LEVEL: Excellent beginners

TITLE: The Secret Self
AUTHOR: Anna Koren ***
SYNOPSIS: Timely illustrations, well presented
IN PRINT: Adama Books
LEARNING LEVEL: Basic

TITLE: The Soul and Handwriting
AUTHOR: Ania Teillard. ****
SYNOPSIS: Excellent translation by Edward O’Neill
IN PRINT: Scriptor Books
LEARNING LEVEL: Intermediate

TITLE: Understanding Your Sexual Relationships
AUTHOR: Karen Amend, Mary S. Ruiz ****
SYNOPSIS: Well written and illustrated.
IN PRINT: Newcastle Publishing Co.
LEARNING LEVEL: Special Interest

TITLE: You and Your Private I
AUTHOR: Jane Green
SYNOPSIS: Lengthy treatise on the Personal Pronoun I (PPI)
IN PRINT: AAHA Publications…
LEARNING LEVEL: General

TITLE: You Are What You Write
AUTHOR: Huntington Hartford ****
SYNOPSIS: Great overview of Graphology
IN PRINT:
LEARNING LEVEL: General

TITLE: Your Character from your Handwriting
AUTHOR: C. Harry Brooks ***
SYNOPSIS:
IN PRINT: Out of Print Used Books
LEARNING LEVEL: General