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Printing Types Their History Forms And Use

Author : Daniel Berkeley Updike
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Genre : Graphic design (Typography)
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Printing Types Their History Forms And Use Vol 2

Author : Daniel Berkeley Updike
ISBN : 1333685459
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Excerpt from Printing Types, Their History, Forms, and Use, Vol. 2: A Study in Survivals 278. Ornaments: Fry and Steele's Specimen, London, 17 95 279. Transitional Types: Caslon Specimen, London, 1798. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

Printing Types

Author : Daniel Berkeley Updike
ISBN : 1584560568
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Printing Types Their History Forms And Use

Author : Daniel Berkeley Updike
ISBN : HARVARD:32044011787389
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Irish Type Design

Author : Dermot McGuinne
ISBN : 0954379950
Genre : Design
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The designing of special type for printing Irish language texts began in the late sixteenth century and lasted into our own day, attracting the attention of many leading political and religious figures - Elizabeth I, Irish Franciscans in exile on the Continent, and at one point even Napoleon I - as well as scholars such as John O'Donovan, Eugene Curry, George Petri, and John Henry Newman. More recently, internationally renowned designers Stanley Morison, Victor Hammer, and Eric Gill have made significant contributions to Irish type design.Dermot McGuinne's book is the most comprehensive published on this subject and has become a standard work of reference. It is more than that - a handsome book, with some 150 illustrations of Irish types spanning over four centuries.Dermot McGuinne gained his primary degree and early experience as a graphic designer in the United States where he later held the position of Art Director of the University of Iowa Press for a number of years before returning to Ireland. He was awarded his doctorate from Trinity College Dublin for work completed on the subject of the "Irish Character in Print" and is the athor of various articles on the topic. In the past he held position of Head of Department of Visual Communication and of Fine Art at the Dublin Institute of Technology.

A View Of Early Typography Up To About 1600

Author : Harry Carter
ISBN : UCSD:31822032184384
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A View of Early Typography has long been regarded as the classic text on the production and use of type in the first 150 years of printing. By focusing on type, Harry Carter goes to the heart of design, the point at which the material processes of printing meet the intellectual concerns of publishers and the nature of the texts they publish. Among the topics covered: the diversity of letterforms (blackletter, roman, italic, and more); the tensions between Latin and the vernacular languages; and the establishment of standards of norms in type design. This is a facsimile of the original edition, of 1969, augmented by a new introduction in which James Mosley explains the significance of the book and gives a short account of Carter's life and work.

Thinking With Type

Author : Ellen Lupton
ISBN : 9781616893507
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Our all-time best selling book is now available in a revised and expanded second edition. Thinking with Type is the definitive guide to using typography in visual communication, from the printed page to the computer screen. This revised edition includes forty-eight pages of new content, including the latest information on style sheets for print and the web, the use of ornaments and captions, lining and non-lining numerals, the use of small caps and enlarged capitals, as well as information on captions, font licensing, mixing typefaces, and hand lettering. Throughout the book, visual examples show how to be inventive within systems of typographic form--what the rules are and how to break them. Thinking with Type is a type book for everyone: designers, writers, editors, students, and anyone else who works with words. The popular companion website to Thinking with Type (www.thinkingwithtype.com.) has been revised to reflect the new material in this second edition.

The Visual History Of Type

Author : Paul McNeil
ISBN : 1780679769
Genre : Design
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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 characteristics of the typeface. This book will be the definitive publication in its field, appealing to graphic designers, educators, historians, and design students. It will also be a significant resource for professional type designers and students of type.

Printing Types Their History Forms And Use

Author : Daniel Berkeley Updike
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This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book.

The Well Made Book

Author : Daniel Berkeley Updike
ISBN : 097156874X
Genre : Design
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A collection of essays and lectures about the art of book making.

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