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The visual history of type

Author: Paul McNeil
Publisher: London : Laurence King Publishing, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : FrenchView 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: Specimens
History
Pictorial works
Spécimens
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul McNeil
ISBN: 9781780679761 1780679769
OCLC Number: 1004655550
Description: 672 pages : illustrations principalement en couleur ; 31 cm
Other Titles: Type
Responsibility: Paul McNeil.

Abstract:

"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 characteristics of the typeface."--Résumé de l'éditeur.

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