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The design of books

Author: Adrian WilsonHermann ZapfGrant Edward DahlstromCastle Press,Reinhold Publishing Corporation,All authors
Publisher: New York : Reinhold Publishing Corporation, a subsidiary of Chapman-Reinhold, Inc. ; London : Studio Vista, 1967
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Contains information about creating layouts and implementing production of many different kinds of books.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks, manuals, etc
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Publishers' advertisements
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Wilson, Adrian.
Design of books.
New York : Reinhold Publishing Corporation, a subsidiary of Chapman-Reinhold, Inc. ; London : Studio Vista, 1967 ([New York] : Printing ... executed by New York Lithographing Corp.)
(OCoLC)576868044
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adrian Wilson; Hermann Zapf; Grant Edward Dahlstrom; Castle Press,; Reinhold Publishing Corporation,; Studio Vista,; New York Lithographing Corp,; Edition Book Bindery,
OCLC Number: 575165
Notes: On title-page, "New York" follows "Reinhold Publishing ..." and "London" follows "Studio Vista." Date of publication from title-leaf verso.
On title-leaf verso: "Published in the United States of America, 1967 by Reinhold Publishing Corporation, a subsidiary of Chapman-Reinhold, Inc. 430 Park Avenue, New York, New York 10022 and in Great Britain, 1967 by Studio Vista Limited, Blue Star House, Highgate Hill, London N 19."
Colophon: "This book has been designed by Adrian Wilson, San Francisco. The types are handset Palatino and Linotype Aldus, designed by Hermann Zapf, and set by Grant Dahlstrom/The Castle Press, Pasadena, California. The printing is offset lithography executed by New York Lithographing Corp. The binding has been executed by Edition Bookbindery."
Illustrated end-papers.
Publishers' advertisement on back cover of dust jacket.
Includes index (p. 156-159).
Description: 159, [1] p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Contents: Introduction. --
The art of the layout. --
Typography. --
Printing methods. --
Paper. --
The anatomy of the book. --
Design approaches. --
Binding. --
Jackets and paperback covers. --
Trade book design. --
Textbooks, references, and manuals. --
Limited editions. --
Index.
Responsibility: Adrian Wilson.

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