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Type: The Secret History of Letters


Type: The Secret History of Letters by I.B.Tauris at Translate This Website. MPN: 9781845110284. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. If you've ever wondered exactly what a Zapf is, or if Baskerville has anything to do with Sherlock Holmes, Type is the answer to these questions and more. This is the story of the passions, and obsessions of the creator of type; of the influences of wars, persecution, and political upheaval, and the effects of business and technological breakthroughs on fonts and typography. From Gutenberg's first moveable type to the Internet, Simon Loxley tells the stories behind the letters, giving readers a


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If you've ever wondered exactly what a Zapf is, or if Baskerville has anything to do with Sherlock Holmes, Type is the answer to these questions and more. This is the story of the passions, and obsessions of the creator of type; of the influences of wars, persecution, and political upheaval, and the effects of business and technological breakthroughs on fonts and typography. From Gutenberg's first moveable type to the Internet, Simon Loxley tells the stories behind the letters, giving readers a cultural history unlike any other. After reading Type, readers will never look at the printed word in the same way again.

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Manufacturer:I.B.Tauris
Part Number:9781845110284
Publisher:I.B.Tauris
Studio:I.B.Tauris
MPN:9781845110284
EAN:9781845110284
Item Weight:0.85 pounds
Item Size:0.9 x 9.1 x 9.1 inches
Package Weight:0.85 pounds
Package Size:6.1 x 0.8 x 0.8 inches

Type: The Secret History of Letters by I.B.Tauris

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