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Fine print on type : the best of Fine print magazine on type and typography

Author: Charles A Bigelow; Paul Hayden Duensing; Linnea Gentry
Publisher: San Francisco : Fine Print : Bedford Arts, 1988.
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"Collection of essays on type design and typography, written by some of the foremost designers and scholars in the field"--Page 4 of cover.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Fine print on type.
San Francisco : Fine Print : Bedford Arts, 1989
(OCoLC)580420574
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles A Bigelow; Paul Hayden Duensing; Linnea Gentry
ISBN: 0960729011 9780960729012 096072902X 9780960729029 0938491164 9780938491163 0938491172 9780938491170
OCLC Number: 18050370
Description: 147 pages : illustrations ; 31 cm
Contents: Goudy Scripps Oldstyle --
Fleischmann Antigua / Linnea Gentry --
Civilite / D. Steven Corey --
Private type faces / Paul Hayden Duensing --
Pursuit of the ideal: The Uncial letters of Victor Hammer / David Farrell --
Galliard / Charles Bigelow --
After all, what does "functional typography" mean? / G.W. Ovink --
Hans Eduard Meier's Syntax-Antigua / Sumner Stone --
ITC Zapf Chancery / Kris Holmes --
Hiero-Rhode Italic / Paul Hayden Duensing --
Gerard Unger: type design and lettering / Charles Bigelow --
Diotima of Gudrun Zapf-Von Hesse / Paul Hayden Duensing --
Donald Knuth's TEX and METAFONT: new directions in typesetting / Donald Day --
The types of Jan Van Krimpen / Walter Tracy --
The Century family / Paul Shaw --
The new type specimen books: a critical view / Charles Bigelow --
Eric Gill's Perpetua type / James Mosely Robert Bridges, poet-typographer / Donald E. Stanford --
The romance of wood type / Stephen O. Xaxe --
An investigation of the interdependency of paper surface, printing process, and printing types / Max Caflisch --
The rediscovery of a type designer: Miklos Kis / Horst Heiderhoff --
Metal type: whither ten years hence? / Paul Hayden Duensing --
A new civilite / Paul Hayden Duensing --
Terpsichore and typography / Kris Holmes --
The Dante types / John Dreyfus --
The Punchcutter and the Tower of Babel / Paul Hayden Duensing --
Note on Frederic Warde and the true story of his Arrighi Type / Herbert H. Johnson --
Sidenote on Greek types / Mark Livingston --
Cutting Anglo-Saxon sorts / Stan Nelson --
Oldrich Menhart / Paul Hayden Duensing --
A rejoinder and extension to Herbert Johnson's "Notes on Frederic Warde and the true story of his Arrighi Type" / John Dreyfus --
Designing a new Greek type / Kris Holmes --
Bewitched, bothered, and bewildered: Type 1987 / Sandra Kirshenbaum --
The Stone family of typefaces: new voices for the electronic age Sumner Stone --
Philosophies of form in seriffed typefaces of Adrian Frutiger / Charles Bigelow.
Other Titles: Fine print.
Responsibility: edited by Charles Bigelow, Paul Hayden Duensing, Linnea Gentry.

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"Collection of essays on type design and typography, written by some of the foremost designers and scholars in the field"--Page 4 of cover.

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