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The visual history of type

Author: Paul McNeil, (Graphic designer)
Publisher: London : Laurence King Publishing, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Visual History of Type' is a comprehensive, detailed survey of the major typefaces produced since the advent of printing with movable type in the mid-fifteenth century to the present day. Arranged chronologically to provide context, more than 320 typefaces are displayed in the form of their original type specimens or earliest printing. Each entry is supported by a brief history and description of defining  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
Ouvrages illustrés
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul McNeil, (Graphic designer)
ISBN: 9781780679761 1780679769
OCLC Number: 968290428
Description: 672 pages : color illustrations ; 31 cm
Contents: A guide to the typeface tables --
1450- --
1650- --
1800- --
1900- --
1950- --
1980- --
2000- --
Glossary.
Responsibility: Paul McNeil.

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Visual History of Type is a complete visual survey of the history of type showing the original typefaces in the forms in which their designers intended them to be seen  Read more...

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