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The evolution of type : a graphic guide to 100 landmark typefaces

Author: Tony Seddon
Publisher: London : Thames & Hudson, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chosen to represent the key elements of form used by the punch cutters, calligraphers and designers of their day, and presented in chronological order by release date, each typeface is discussed in terms of its origins and its impact on the design and print industries, and considerations for screen use.00Versions released in metal type for hand-setting and for the Monotype and Linotype machines, as phototype, and as  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tony Seddon
ISBN: 9780500241486 0500241481
OCLC Number: 917375914
Description: 256 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Responsibility: Tony Seddon.

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Takes the reader on a journey through the development of type design and typographic style from the mid-15th century. This book offers a thorough history of the typefaces we have been reading for  Read more...

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