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Product Description: For more than two decades, the type book of choice for design professionals and students Typographic design has been a field in constant motion since Gutenberg first invented movable type. Staying abreast of recent developments in the field is imperative for both design professionals and students...read more

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9780471783909 | 4th edition (John Wiley & Sons Inc, November 3, 2006), cover price $60.00 | About this edition: For more than two decades, the type book of choice for design professionals and students Typographic design has been a field in constant motion since Gutenberg first invented movable type.
9780471383413 | 3 sub edition (John Wiley & Sons Inc, July 1, 2002), cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Includes 80 full-color pages addressing the important issue of color in typographic design.
9789990145649 | 3 edition (John Wiley & Sons Inc, July 1, 2002), cover price $0.02
9780442007591 | 2nd edition (Van Nostrand Reinhold, February 1, 1993), cover price $41.95 | also contains Comprender el trastorno bipolar / Understanding Bipolar Disorder
9780471284307 | John Wiley & Sons Inc, February 1, 1993, cover price $55.00 | also contains Writing on the Edge: Paratexts of Narrative Cinema | About this edition: Typographic Design: Form and Communication Second Edition Rob Carter Ben Day Philip Meggs The best-selling Typographic Design: Form and Communication filled an important need by providing designers and students with a comprehensive overview of all aspects of designing with type.

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Product Description: Maritime supremacy was key to Americas rise to superpower status. Over the past two decades, however, its navys combat fleet has dwindled to historic lows the smallest since before World War I. At the same time, Chinas navy has increased significantly and at an extraordinary rate...read more

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9781584230502 | Gingko Pr Inc, November 1, 2002, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: This is the devastating book which first established Marshall McLuhan's reputation as the foremost critic of modern mass communications.

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9780715641354 | Gardners Books, September 22, 2011, cover price $28.60 | also contains The Mechanical Bride: Folklore Of Industrial Man | About this edition: Maritime supremacy was key to Americas rise to superpower status.

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Product Description: Brand New. Ship worldwide

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9789682441257 | Rep tra il edition (Editorial Trillas S.A. De C.V., March 18, 2010), cover price $60.95 | About this edition: Brand New.

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Product Description: Critical acclaim for previous editions of A History of Graphic Design "I expect it to become a foundation and keystone of serious study . . . it is a fortress work." -Communication Arts "[It] traces the role of the designer as a messenger of culture...read more

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9780470042656 | 4 pck edition (John Wiley & Sons Inc, January 5, 2006), cover price $113.60 | About this edition: Critical acclaim for previous editions of A History of Graphic Design "I expect it to become a foundation and keystone of serious study .
9780471699026 | 4th edition (John Wiley & Sons Inc, December 7, 2005), cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Now in its Fourth Edition, this unrivaled, seminal work continues its long tradition of providing balanced insight and thorough historical background.

Critical acclaim for previous editions of A History of Graphic Design "I expect it to become a foundation and keystone of serious study . . . it is a fortress work." -Communication Arts "[It] traces the role of the designer as a messenger of culture." -STA Journal "Now . . . a hefty, yet concise, documentation of the entire field exists." -Print "It is a noble and formidable undertaking." -he Artist's Magazine "An excellent and invaluable work." -Library Journal "This is a reference work that reads like a novel. It's comprehensive, authoritative, graphic, and exciting." -U&lc: The Journal of Typographics "[This book] establishes graphic design as a profession. Bravo!" -Design Issues "A significant attempt at a comprehensive history of graphic design . . . it will be an eye-opener not only for general readers, but for designers who have been unaware of their legacy." -The New York Times "Mr. Meggs enthusiastically conveys these excitements to us, from the invention of photography and 'popular graphics of the Victorian era' through the Arts and Crafts movement, Art Nouveau, the Secession, the isms . . . to the Modern Movement. . . . More importantly, he shows us the joins as well as the parts."-rinting World After a decade of research by the author, the first edition of A History of Graphic Design was heralded as a publishing landmark by the Association of American Publishers, who awarded it a coveted award for publishing excellence. Now, after fifteen years of development in graphic design, this expanded and updated Third Edition includes hundreds of full-color images and new material in many areas, including alphabets, Japanese and Dutch graphics, and the computer revolution which has impacted all aspects of contemporary design and communications. With its approximately 1,200 illustrations, lucid text, and interpretive captions, the book reveals a saga of creative innovators, breakthrough technologies, and important design innovations. Graphic design is a vital component of each culture and period in human history, and in this account, an extraordinary panorama of people and events unfolds, including: * The Invention of Writing and Alphabets * Medieval Manuscript Books * The Origins of Printing and Typography * Renaissance Graphic Design * The Arts and Crafts Movement * Victorian and Art Nouveau Graphics * Modern Art and Its Impact on Design * Visual Identity and Conceptual Images * Postmodern Design * The Computer Graphics Revolution A History of Graphic Design is recognized as a seminal work; this Third Edition surpasses in detail and breadth the content, design, and color reproduction of previous editions. It is required reading for professionals, students, and everyone who works with or loves the world of graphic design. This comprehensive reference tool is an invaluable visual survey that you will turn to again and again.

Hardcover:

9780471231219, titled "The History of Graphic Design" | 3rd pkg edition (John Wiley & Sons Inc, April 1, 2002), cover price $93.75
9789990079616, titled "The History of Graphic Design" | 3 edition (John Wiley & Sons Inc, April 1, 2002), cover price $0.02
9780471291985 | John Wiley & Sons Inc, August 1, 1998, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Critical acclaim for previous editions of A History of Graphic Design "I expect it to become a foundation and keystone of serious study .
9789990021080 | 3 edition (John Wiley & Sons Inc, August 1, 1998), cover price $0.02
9780442022785 | 3rd edition (Van Nostrand Reinhold, November 1, 1997), cover price $59.95 | also contains Becoming Who I Am: Reflections on Wholeness and Embracing Our Divine Stories
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Product Description: Students and teachers of graphic design will enrich their understanding of 20th century type design and typography with this unique anthology. Contained in this volume are more than 50 important, known and rare texts by critics, historians, and type designers about the history, aesthetics, and practice of type design and typography...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Steven Heller (editor) and Philip B. Meggs (editor)

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9781581150827 | Reprint edition (Allworth Pr, March 1, 2001), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Students and teachers of graphic design will enrich their understanding of 20th century type design and typography with this unique anthology.

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Product Description: A new expression of Carson’s famously original way of seeing, ‘fotografiks’ are curiously fleeting images that seem to have been lifted out of their mundane context and abstracted to another realm.Street markings, graffiti and all sorts of signage have been obscured, enlarged or cropped to create strangely familiar but often enigmatic pictures that show Carson’s acutely sensitive response to shapes, colors, shadows and light...read more
By David Carson (photographer) and Philip B. Meggs

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9781584230281 | Gingko Pr Inc, December 1, 1999, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: A new expression of Carson's famously original way of seeing, 'fotografiks' are curiously fleeting images that seem to have been lifted out of their mundane context and abstracted to another realm.
9781584230298 | Limited edition (Gingko Pr Inc, December 1, 1999), cover price $150.00 | About this edition: A new expression of Carson’s famously original way of seeing, ‘fotografiks’ are curiously fleeting images that seem to have been lifted out of their mundane context and abstracted to another realm.

Paperback:

9781584230045 | Gingko Pr Inc, October 1, 1999, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: A new expression of Carson's famously original way of seeing, 'fotografiks' are curiously fleeting images that seem to have been lifted out of their mundane context and abstracted to another realm.

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Product Description: Stylish and concise, this volume presents the work of six venerable names in modern design history. Featuring more than three hundred examples of their best work, yet still eminently portable, Six Chapters in Design is a charming model of economy...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780811817226 | Chronicle Books Llc, October 1, 1997, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Stylish and concise, this volume presents the work of six venerable names in modern design history.

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Product Description: Book by Brandt, Frederick R., Koch, Robert, Meggs, Philip B. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780917046384 | Reprint edition (Univ of Washington Pr, January 1, 1997), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Book by Brandt, Frederick R.

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9789990813029 | 2 edition (John Wiley & Sons Inc, February 1, 1993), cover price $0.02

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Product Description: Type and Image The Language of Graphic Design Philip B. Meggs What is the essence of graphic design? How do graphic designers solve problems, organize space, and imbue their work with those visual and symbolic qualities that enable it to convey visual and verbal information with expression and clarity? The extraordinary flowering of graphic design in our time, as a potent means for communication and a major component of our visual culture, increases the need for designers, clients, and students to comprehend its nature...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780471284925 | Reprint edition (John Wiley & Sons Inc, March 15, 1992), cover price $80.00 | About this edition: Type and Image The Language of Graphic Design Philip B.
9780442011659 | Reprint edition (Van Nostrand Reinhold, January 1, 1992), cover price $42.95 | also contains Labels and Locations: Gender, Family, Class and Caste - the Short Narratives of South Asian Diaspora in Australia

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