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The elements of typographic style

Author: Robert Bringhurst
Publisher: Point Roberts, WA : Hartley & Marks, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Version 2.5View all editions and formats
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A readable manual and reference on modern typography, exploring the art and history of the field as well as technical details. Includes b&w illustrations, a glossary, and reference appendices. This  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Bringhurst
ISBN: 0881791326 9780881791327
OCLC Number: 50848361
Description: 350 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Historical synopsis --
The grand design --
Rhythm and proportion --
Harmony and counterpoint --
Structural forms and devices --
Analphabetic symbols --
Choosing and combining type --
Historical interlude --
Shaping the page --
The state of the art --
Prowling the specimen books --
Afterword to the second edition.
Responsibility: Robert Bringhurst.

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