Saturday, 22 March 2014

Design: Type (The Secret History of Letters)


Type: The Secret History of Letters

If you've ever regarded exactly what a Zapf is, or if Baskerville has anything to do with Sherlock Holmes, Kind is the reaction to these problems and more. This is the story of the passions, and obsessions of the developer of type; of the effects of disputes, persecution, and government problems, and the effects of organization and technological improvements on typefaces and typography. From Gutenberg's first authentic type to the On the internet, Simon Loxley shows the actions behind the figures, offering guests a group history in contrast to any other. After learning Kind, guests will never look at the printed phrase in the same way again.
New paperback edition
Published in 2006 by I.B.Tauris & Co. Ltd
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Published in hardback in 2004 by I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd
Copyright Simon Loxley 2004
All rights reseved. The right of Simon Loxley to be identified as author of this work has been asserted by the author in accordance with the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act of 1988. Except for brief quotatioins in a review, this book, or any part thereof, may not be reproduced in any form without permission in writing from the publisher.
ISBN : 848511 028 5
EAN  978 1 84511 028 4
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Library of Congress catalog card: available
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