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A short history of the printed word.

Author: Warren Chappell
Publisher: New York, Knopf, 1970.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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"The earliest formuation of the letters of the alphabet to recent developments in twentieth-century graphic technology, are made clear through a lucid and lively narrive interspersed with more than 200 pertinent illustrations ... Here is the evolution of the printing press ... the great printers and the art of the inspired typographers ... and always the interaction between printing and the society and culture in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Chappell, Warren, 1904-1991.
Short history of the printed word.
New York, Knopf, 1970
(OCoLC)551361866
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Warren Chappell
OCLC Number: 140865
Notes: "A New York times book."
Description: xviii, 244, xv pages illustrations, facsimiles 25 cm

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"The earliest formuation of the letters of the alphabet to recent developments in twentieth-century graphic technology, are made clear through a lucid and lively narrive interspersed with more than 200 pertinent illustrations ... Here is the evolution of the printing press ... the great printers and the art of the inspired typographers ... and always the interaction between printing and the society and culture in which it grew is underlined"--Cover.

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