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Just my type : a book about fonts

Author: Simon Garfield
Publisher: New York : Gotham Books, 2010
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Garfield
ISBN: 9781592406524 1592406521
OCLC Number: 755025064
Notes: Originally published: London : Profile Books, 2010.
Description: 356 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction : love letters --
We don't serve your type --
Capital offence ; Gill Sans --
Legibility vs readability ; Albertus --
Can a font make me popular? ; Futura v Verdana --
The hands of unlettered men ; Doves --
The ampersand's final twist --
Baskerville is dead (long live Baskerville) ; Mrs. Eaves & Mr. Eaves --
Tunnel visions --
What is it about the Swiss? ; Frutiger --
Road Akzidenz --
DIY --
What the font? --
Can a font be German, or Jewish? ; Futura --
American Scottish ; Moderns, Egyptians, and fat faces --
Gotham is go --
Pirates and clones ; Optima --
The clamour from the past ; Sabon --
Breaking the rules ; The interrobang --
The Serif of Liverpool ; Vendôme --
Fox, gloves --
The worst fonts in the world --
Just my type.
Responsibility: Simon Garfield.

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