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Product Description: The bestselling graphic design reference, updated for the digital age Meggs' History of Graphic Design is the industry's unparalleled, award-winning reference. With over 1,400 high-quality images throughout, this visually stunning text guides you through a saga of artistic innovators, breakthrough technologies, and groundbreaking developments that define the graphic design field...read more

Hardcover:

9781118772058 | 6 har/psc edition (John Wiley & Sons Inc, May 9, 2016), cover price $95.00 | About this edition: The bestselling graphic design reference, updated for the digital age Meggs' History of Graphic Design is the industry's unparalleled, award-winning reference.
9780470168738 | 5th edition (John Wiley & Sons Inc, November 22, 2011), cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Books

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Product Description: Our stories anchor us as we experience the vicissitudes of life. They strengthen us, inspire us, and encourage us as we grow older. This book offers Jesus’ story as a real-life mirror to our own stories, ultimately making God’s story, our story, and our story, God's story...read more

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9780442022785, titled "A History of Graphic Design" | 3rd edition (Van Nostrand Reinhold, November 1, 1997), cover price $59.95 | also contains A History of Graphic Design

Paperback:

9780819231796 | 1 edition (Morehouse Pub Co, September 10, 2015), cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Our stories anchor us as we experience the vicissitudes of life.

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Product Description: This work offers a seminal research into Arabic translations of the Pentateuch. It is no exaggeration to speak of this field as a terra incognita. Biblical versions in Arabic were produced over many centuries, on the basis of a wide range of source languages (Hebrew, Syriac, Greek, or Coptic), and in varying contexts...read more

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9789004289918 | Mul edition (Brill Academic Pub, March 23, 2015), cover price $149.00 | About this edition: This work offers a seminal research into Arabic translations of the Pentateuch.
9780442318956, titled "A History of Graphic Design" | 2nd edition (Van Nostrand Reinhold, March 1, 1992), cover price $59.95 | also contains A History of Graphic Design | About this edition: An incredible, definitive history of graphic communication, this new edition is redesigned and updated to cover the evolution of graphic design over the past decade.

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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: This bold work responds with great originality and imagination to the problem of changing interest and technology in book making by comparing ancient design methods with modern techniques and illustrating the many ways in which books can be read and used...read more

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9780974575032 | 1 edition (Global Renaissance Society Llc, January 1, 2005), cover price $47.95 | About this edition: This bold work responds with great originality and imagination to the problem of changing interest and technology in book making by comparing ancient design methods with modern techniques and illustrating the many ways in which books can be read and used.

Paperback:

9780074814659, titled "Plain English Book 4" | 9 edition (Amer School Pub, June 1, 1987), cover price $9.36 | also contains Plain English Book 4

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Product Description: What decisions lie behind the way a book is designed? How are readers of books helped or hindered by the choices that a designer, publisher, or printer has made in presenting an author's text to its intended audience? Are there any lessons we can learn from a study of the books that have been produced in previous centuries?In this illustrated volume, Alan Bartram, a distinguished book designer and typographer, answers many of these questions and provides his personal view of some of the successes and failures of his predecessors...read more

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9780300090581 | Yale Univ Pr, November 1, 2001, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: What decisions lie behind the way a book is designed?

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A showcase of book bindings, illuminated manuscripts, comics, and children's books found at London's National Art Library in the Victoria & Albert Museum details a history of the styles, crafts, and technologies used in book design. (view table of contents)
By James Bettley and National Art Library (other contributor)

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9780810965720 | Victoria & Albert Pubns, June 1, 2001, cover price $49.50 | About this edition: A showcase of book bindings, illuminated manuscripts, comics, and children's books found at London's National Art Library in the Victoria & Albert Museum details a history of the styles, crafts, and technologies used in book design.

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Product Description: What do we read when we read a text? The author's words, of course, but is that all? The prevailing publishing ethic has insisted that typography -- the selection and arrangement of type and other visual elements on a page -- should be an invisible, silent, and deferential servant to the text it conveys...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Megan L. Benton (editor) and Paul C. Gutjahr (editor)

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9781558492882 | Univ of Massachusetts Pr, March 1, 2001, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: What do we read when we read a text?

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Charts the publications and designers that have shaped graphic design in the twentieth century, covering books, magazines, advertising and newspapers

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9781555215309 | Wellfleet, November 1, 1991, cover price $25.98 | About this edition: Charts the publications and designers that have shaped graphic design in the twentieth century, covering books, magazines, advertising and newspapers

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Looks at the history of printing and graphic arts from Egyptian hieroglyphics to modern typefaces, and shows examples of posters and advertisements

Paperback:

9780823053551 | Watson-Guptill Pubns, October 1, 1987, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Looks at the history of printing and graphic arts from Egyptian hieroglyphics to modern typefaces, and shows examples of posters and advertisements

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Product Description: A lecture by Ward Ritchie, pioneer bookman and printer of southern California, sponsored by the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress. Designed by Scott Freutel, printed by Patrick Reagh in an edition of 1500 copies, bound by Cardoza-James...read more

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9780844405414 | Library of Congress, June 1, 1987, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: A lecture by Ward Ritchie, pioneer bookman and printer of southern California, sponsored by the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress.

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