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The Thames and Hudson manual of typography

Author: Ruari McLean
Publisher: London : Thames and Hudson, ©1980.
Series: Thames and Hudson manuals.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the use of filmsetting, hot metal, and computers in setting type and how these systems have influenced book design.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ruari McLean
ISBN: 0500670226 9780500670224 0500680221 9780500680223
OCLC Number: 7998164
Description: 216 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Historical outline --
Studio and equipment --
Legibility --
Lettering and calligraphy --
Letters for printing --
Methods of composition --
Paper --
Cast-off and layout --
Book design --
The parts of a book --
Jobbing typography --
Newspaper and magazine typography.
Series Title: Thames and Hudson manuals.
Responsibility: Ruari McLean.

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Examines the use of filmsetting, hot metal, and computers in setting type and how these systems have influenced book design.

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