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Product Description: The Evolution of Type examines 100 landmark typefaces from the history of font design, from the type used by Johannes Gutenberg to produce his 42-Line Bible, to the latest digital typefaces. It reveals the meaning behind typographic characters and shows how the use of type has changed over time...read more

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9781770855045 | Firefly Books Ltd, August 14, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The Evolution of Type examines 100 landmark typefaces from the history of font design, from the type used by Johannes Gutenberg to produce his 42-Line Bible, to the latest digital typefaces.
9780500241486 | Gardners Books, July 1, 2015, cover price $32.85 | About this edition: The Evolution of Type takes the reader on a journey through the development of type design and typographic style from the mid-15th century to the present day, by way of 100 typefaces.

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Product Description: “An absolutely fascinating blend of history, design, sociology, and cultural poetics―highly recommended.”―Maria Popova, Brain Pickings A charming and indispensable tour of two thousand years of the written word, Shady Characters weaves a fascinating trail across the parallel histories of language and typography...read more

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9780393064421, titled "Shady Characters: The Secret Life of Punctuation, Symbols, & Other Typographical Marks" | W W Norton & Co Inc, September 24, 2013, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: From ancient Greece to the Internet―via the Renaissance, Gutenberg, and Madison Avenue―Shady Characters exposes the secret history of punctuation.

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9780393349726, titled "Shady Characters: The Secret Life of Punctuation, Symbols, & Other Typographical Marks" | W W Norton & Co Inc, October 20, 2014, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: “An absolutely fascinating blend of history, design, sociology, and cultural poetics―highly recommended.

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Product Description: See the 50 most influential fonts not just on the page of the book, but in use on cellphone screens, billboard posters, perfume packaging, aircraft hulls, buildings and more. This witty, engaging insight into the meanings of type ranges from classical Rome to the digital future, via pivotal moments over the past few hundred years...read more

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9781840916294 | Conran Octopus, October 1, 2013, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: See the 50 most influential fonts not just on the page of the book, but in use on cellphone screens, billboard posters, perfume packaging, aircraft hulls, buildings and more.

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Product Description: A visual treat for anyone who loves fonts and typographic design.The Anatomy of Type explores one hundred traditional and modern typefaces in loving detail, with a full spread devoted to each entry. The full character set from each typeface is shown, and the best letters for identification are enlarged and annotated, revealing key features, anatomical details, and the finer, often-overlooked elements of type design...read more
By Stephen Coles and Erik Spiekermann (foreword by)

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9780062203120 | Harper Design Intl, November 13, 2012, cover price $25.99 | About this edition: A visual treat for anyone who loves fonts and typographic design.

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Product Description: A comprehensive retelling of the history of printing from 1700 to 1914 and a cornucopia of visual and technical extravagance Who first coined the phrase “graphic design,” a term dating from the 1920s, or first referred to themselves as a “graphic designer” are issues still argued to this day...read more

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9780500516461 | Thames & Hudson, November 5, 2012, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: A comprehensive retelling of the history of printing from 1700 to 1914 and a cornucopia of visual and technical extravagance Who first coined the phrase “graphic design,” a term dating from the 1920s, or first referred to themselves as a “graphic designer” are issues still argued to this day.

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Product Description: Hardcover. 4to. Red cloth in dust jacket. As New. ISBN 9781584562986.

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9781584562986, titled "Historical Types: From Gutenberg to Ashendene" | Oak Knoll Pr, September 15, 2012, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Hardcover.

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Product Description: Typography, Referenced was named to the 2013 Outstanding Reference Sources List, an annual handpicked list from the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA, a division of the American Library Association) of the most noteworthy reference titles published in 2012...read more

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9781592537020 | Rockport Pub, February 1, 2012, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Typography, Referenced was named to the 2013 Outstanding Reference Sources List, an annual handpicked list from the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA, a division of the American Library Association) of the most noteworthy reference titles published in 2012.

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Product Description: Know your type: A visual history of fonts and graphic styles: 1628–1938   This book offers a connoisseur’s overview of typeface design, exploring the most elegant fonts from the history of publishing. Taken from a distinguished Dutch collection, this exuberant two-volume edition traces the evolution of the printed letter via exquisitely designed catalogs, showing type specimens in roman, italic, bold, semi-bold, narrow, and broad fonts...read more

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9783836515146, titled "Type: A Visual History of Typefaces and Graphic Styles 1901-1938" | Mul edition (Taschen America Llc, March 30, 2010), cover price $59.99 | About this edition: A visual history of fonts and graphic styles: volume 2 This book offers a connoisseur's overview of typeface design, exploring the most elegant fonts from the history of publishing.

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9783836544801 | Slp mul edition (Taschen America Llc, September 15, 2013), cover price $59.99 | About this edition: Know your type: A visual history of fonts and graphic styles: 1628–1938   This book offers a connoisseur’s overview of typeface design, exploring the most elegant fonts from the history of publishing.

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Product Description: This book offers a novel overview of typeface design, exploring the most beautiful and remarkable examples of font catalogs from the history of publishing, with a special emphasis on the period from the mid-19th century to the mid-20th century, when color catalogs were at their height...read more

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9783836511018 | Taschen America Llc, August 1, 2009, cover price $59.99 | About this edition: This book offers a novel overview of typeface design, exploring the most beautiful and remarkable examples of font catalogs from the history of publishing, with a special emphasis on the period from the mid-19th century to the mid-20th century, when color catalogs were at their height.

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Product Description: A series of critical essays and insights about graphic design and typography.

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9780977282708 | Mark Batty Pub, April 30, 2007, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A series of critical essays and insights about graphic design and typography.

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