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The form of the book : essays on the morality of good design

Author: Jan Tschichold
Publisher: Point Roberts, Washington : Hartley & Marks, 1991.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jan Tschichold
ISBN: 0881791164 9780881791167
OCLC Number: 981396408
Notes: Ausgewählte Aufsätze über Fragen der Gestalt des Buches und der Typographie.
Description: xviii, 180 p. : ilustraciones ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Clay in a Potter's Hand (1949) --
Graphic Arts and Book Design (1958) --
On Typography (1952) --
The Importance of Tradition in Typography (1966) --
Symmetrical or Asymmetrical Typography? (1965) --
Consistent Correlation Between Book Page and Type Area (1962) --
Typography and the Traditional Title Page (1958) --
House Rules for Typesetting: the Publisher's Standing Instructions for the Typesetter (1937) --
What a Specimen Page Should Look Like (1950) --
Consequences of Tight Typesetting (1956) --
Why the Beginnings of Paragraphs Must be Indented (1950) --
Italics, Small Capitals and Quotation Marks in Books and in Scientific Publications (1964) --
On Leading (1940) --
Typesetting Superscript Numbers and Footnotes (1975) --
Ellipsis Points (1957) --
Dashes (1975) --
Whore's Children and Cobbler's Apprentices (1951) --
Planning the Typographical Layout of Books with Illustrations (1946) --
Headband, Trim-Edge Color, Endpapers and Marker Ribbon (1975) --
Jacket and Wrapper (1946) --
On Books that are Too Wide, Too Large or Square (1975) --
Printing Paper: White or Tinted? (1951) --
Ten Common Mistakes in the Production of Books (1975).
Responsibility: Jan Tschichold ; translated from the German by Hajo Hadeler ; edited, with an introduction, by Robert Bringhurst.

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