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The elements of typographic style

Author: Robert Bringhurst
Publisher: Seattle, Wash. ; Vancouver, B.C. : Hartley & Marks, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fourth edition (version 4.2).; Twentieth Anniversary editionView all editions and formats
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Renowned typographer and poet Robert Bringhurst brings clarity to the art of typography with this masterful style guide. Combining the practical, theoretical, and historical, this edition is completely updated, with a thorough revision and updating of the longest chapter, "Prowling the Specimen Books," and many other small but important updates based on things that are continually changing in the field.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Bringhurst
ISBN: 9780881792119 088179211X 9780881792126 0881792128
OCLC Number: 967670384
Description: 398 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword --
Historical synopsis --
The grand design --
Rhythm & proportion --
Harmony & counterpoint --
Structural forms & devices --
Analphabetic symbols --
Choosing & combining type --
Historical interlude --
Shaping the page --
The state of the art --
Grooming the font --
Prowling the specimen books --
Appendix A: The working alphabet --
Appendix B: Glossary of characters --
Appendix C: Glossary of terms --
Appendix D: Type designers --
Appendix E: Typefoundries --
Afterword to the fourth edition.
Responsibility: Robert Bringhurst.

Abstract:

Renowned typographer and poet Robert Bringhurst brings clarity to the art of typography with this masterful style guide. Combining the practical, theoretical, and historical, this edition is completely updated, with a thorough revision and updating of the longest chapter, "Prowling the Specimen Books," and many other small but important updates based on things that are continually changing in the field.

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