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The Visual Dictionary of Typography

The Visual Dictionary of Typography

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A guide to the many and varied terms used within typography. From abstraction to x-height and Blackletter to Widow, it is suitable for those interested in typography. It explains more than 250 common typography terms with concise definitions, accompanied by historical and contemporary illustrations.
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"The Visual Dictionary of Typography" is a guide to the many and varied terms used within typography. Arranged alphabetically from abstraction to x-height and blackletter to widow, each term is explained and contextualized with illustrations. More than 250 typographical terms are included. From practical terms such as accents, bitmap and classification to movements and styles such as constructivism, De Stijl, modernism and Swiss typography, this book contains both modern terminology and traditional terms still in current usage. "The Visual Dictionary of Typography" is an easy-to-use reference that will prove invaluable to anyone interested in typography.

Additional Information

SKU 9782940411184
Author Gavin Ambrose
Dimensions 122 mm x 163 mm
Format Paperback / softback
Pages 288
Published Date 4 Oct 2010
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Language English
Genre Design & Commercial Art
Series N/A