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The shaping of our alphabet; a study of changing type styles.

Author: Frank Denman; Lessing J. Rosenwald Reference Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: New York, Knopf, 1955.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Denman, Frank.
Shaping of our alphabet.
New York, Knopf, 1955
(OCoLC)576570572
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Denman; Lessing J. Rosenwald Reference Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 1356296
Description: 228 p. illus., facsims. 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction: The wonderful attic --
The word in the beginning --
Printing and the Renaissance --
The age of elegance, 1518-61 --
The age of practicality, 1561-1730 --
The Georgian charm, 1720-60 --
Transition, 1757-89 --
Revolution, 1789-1818 --
Degeneration, 1810-50 --
Victorian confusion, 1850-90 --
Revival, 1890-1935 --
It's a modern world, 1925- --
Where do we go from here? --
Appendix: A note on the making of type.

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