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The elements of typographic style : verson 3.2

Author: Robert Bringhurst
Publisher: Point Roberts, Wash. : Hartley & Marks, Publishers, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd, expanded and revView all editions and formats
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Renowned typographer and poet Robert Bringhurst brings clarity to the art of typography with this masterful style guide. Combining the practical, theoretical, and historical, this edition is completely updated, with a thorough exploration of the newest innovations in intelligent font technology, and is a must-have for graphic artists, editors, or anyone working with the printed page using digital or traditional  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Bringhurst
ISBN: 9780881792065 0881792063 9780881792058 0881792055
OCLC Number: 317413142
Notes: "This version of the third edition incorporates updates ..."--Title page verso.
Description: 382 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword --
Historical synopsis --
Grand design --
Rhythm & proportion --
Harmony & counterpoint --
Structural forms & devices --
Analphabetic symbols --
Choosing & combining type --
Historical interlude --
Shaping the page --
State of the art --
Grooming the font --
Prowling the specimen books --
Appendix A : Working alphabet --
Appendix B : Glossary of characters --
Appendix C : Glossary of terms --
Appendix D : Type designers --
Appendix E : Typefoundries --
Further reading --
Afterword to the Third edition --
Index.
Other Titles: Elements of typographic style 3.2
Responsibility: Robert Bringhurst.

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Renowned typographer and poet Robert Bringhurst brings clarity to the art of typography with this masterful style guide. Combining the practical, theoretical, and historical, this edition is completely updated, with a thorough exploration of the newest innovations in intelligent font technology, and is a must-have for graphic artists, editors, or anyone working with the printed page using digital or traditional methods.

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