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The Visual History of Type

Paul McNeil



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Laurence King
01 September 2017
The Visual History of Type is a comprehensive, detailed survey of the major typefaces produced since the advent of printing with movable type in the mid-fifteenth century to the present day. Arranged chronologically to provide context, more than 320 typefaces are displayed in the form of their original type specimens or earliest printing. Each entry is supported by a brief history and description of key characteristics of the typeface.

This book will be the definitive publication in its field, appealing to graphic designers, educators, historians and design students. It will also be a significant resource for professional type designers and students of type.
By:   Paul McNeil
Imprint:   Laurence King
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 300mm,  Width: 247mm, 
Weight:   3.450kg
ISBN:   9781780679761
ISBN 10:   1780679769
Pages:   672
Publication Date:   01 September 2017
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Paul McNeil is a graphic design practitioner specializing in typography, information, and systems design. He is currently Course Leader for MA Contemporary Typographic Media at the London College of Communication.

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