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Typologia : studies in type design & type making, with comments on the invention of typography, the first types, legibility, and fine printing

Author: Frederic W Goudy
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 1977.
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Genre/Form: History
Specimens
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Goudy, Frederic W. (Frederic William), 1865-1947.
Typologia.
Berkeley : University of California Press, 1977
(OCoLC)607937594
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frederic W Goudy
ISBN: 0520033086 9780520033085 0520032780 9780520032781
OCLC Number: 3840896
Notes: Reprint of the 1940 ed. published by University of California, Berkeley.
Description: xviii, 170 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: By Way of Explanation --
Books Before Printing --
The First Types --
The Force of Tradition --
What Type Is --
The Story of a Type --
The Design of Types --
The Designer's Problem --
Details of Construction --
Making the Patterns --
Matrix Engraving --
Legibility of Type --
Fine Printing.
Responsibility: Frederic W. Goudy.

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