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On type designs, past and present; a brief introduction.

Author: Stanley Morison
Publisher: London, E. Benn, 1962.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : New ed. [rev. and enl.]View all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Specimens
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Morison, Stanley, 1889-1967.
On type designs, past and present.
London, E. Benn, 1962
(OCoLC)669321635
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stanley Morison
OCLC Number: 341995
Notes: Originally published in 1926 under title: Type designs of the past and present.
Description: 79 pages illustrations 23 cm
Contents: The Carolingian minuscule --
Gothic and Humanistic hands --
The first Gothic types --
The Neo-Carolingian hand --
The first Humanist types --
Nicholas Jenson --
Aldus --
The origins of 'Old Face' --
The Aldine italic --
The Arrighi italic --
The Garamond Old Face --
Robert Granjon --
Christopher van Dyck --
The Dutch letter --
'Modern' face --
Philippe Grandjean --
P.S. Fournier --
J.M. Fleischman --
The Caslons --
John Baskerville --
John Bell's modern --
The influence of calligraphy --
F.A. Didot --
Giambattista Bodoni --
The effect of the industrial revolution --
New 'black' letters --
The Caslon revival --
Louis Perrin --
The Gothic revival --
William Morris --
Private press types --
J.F. Unger --
The brush-drawn letter --
German type design --
American type design --
French type design --
Conclusion.

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