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Printed books, a short introduction to fine typography.

T. M Macrobert

Printed books, a short introduction to fine typography.

by T. M Macrobert

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Published by H.M.S.O. in London .
Written in English


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Mainly reproductions of pages and title-pages of books in the Victoria and Albert Museum.

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Open LibraryOL21346869M

About the Book. Since its initial publication in Berlin in , Jan Tschichold's The New Typography has been recognized as the definitive treatise on book and graphic design in the machine published in English in , with an excellent introduction by Robin Kinross, this new edition includes a foreword by Rich Hendel, who considers current thinking about Tschichold's life and work. Books about Books * Typography * Book Design All items listed have been carefully described and are in fine collector’s condition unless otherwise noted. All are sold on an approval basis and any purchase may be returned within two weeks for any reason. Member ABAA and ILAB. All .

Typography, Referenced is the single most comprehensive volume covering every aspect of typography that any design student, professional designer, or design aficionado needs to know these pages, you'll find:—Thousands of illustrated examples of contemporary usage in design—Historical developments from Greek lapidary letters to the movie Helvetica—Landmark designs turning single. Beatrice Warde famously compared typography to a fine crystal goblet. The goblet may be beautiful in itself, but its true value comes to light when it is filled with wine. The crystal recedes into the background and all the colour of the liquid is made clear.

  H yphens are an important contributor to elegant, easy-to-read typography, especially when text is fully justified as is the convention in book typography. This article explains how justified text works, and how proper hyphenation improves the legibility of your type. Text justification works by expanding the spaces between words on each line until the evenly spaced words precisely fill the. Create, print, and sell professional-quality photo books, magazines, trade books, and ebooks with Blurb! Chose from several free tools or use Adobe InDesign or Adobe Lightroom. Print & Sell Your Book. Print 1 or 1, Print one copy at a time, or buy many up front for a lower price per unit.


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Get this from a library. Printed books: a short introduction to fine typography. [T M MacRobert; Victoria and Albert Museum.]. Get this from a library. Printed books; a short introduction to fine typography. [T M MacRobert].

In this Very Short Introduction, Paul Luna offers a broad definition of typography as design for reading, whether in print or on screens, where a set of visual choices are taken to make a written message more accessible, more easily transmitted, more significant, or more attractive.

Considering the development of letterforms and the shapes of 5/5(4). Typography - Typography - History of typography: Whatever else the typographer works with, he works with type, the letter that is the basic element of his trade. It has already been said that there have been but three major type families in the history of Western printing: (1) black letter, commonly and not quite rightly called Gothic by the English; (2) roman, in Germany still called by its.

The Anatomy of Type is not a broad introduction to typography; instead, it’s all about fonts (or typefaces, if you will). This is a book for those who already have been bitten by the typography bug and are looking for a manual to teach them how to better look and understand typefaces.

Jost is a master on designing books, so the book. The early history of illustrated printed books is also the history of woodcut. Woodcut illustrations long predate the mid-fifteenth-century introduction of movable type to Germany. They were used extensively in the printing of textiles many hundreds of years before in Europe and the Far East.

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Get an online quote or call   Sans-serif fonts are appropriate for the book title, chapter titles, headers, footers, subheadings and any short lines of text such but should NOT be used for the large blocks of text such as chapter text, preface, introduction, etc.

Non-serif fonts are not easily readable in printed. I bought this book for a class on ethics I teach. I thought it would be a short introduction to environmental ethics. It is short, but it is not an introduction. The author assumes the reader already knows the most important people in the field and their contributions.

This book is more of a literature review than an s: 9. Typography, the art of designing printed words, was once the domain of an elite few artists but has become an area with which millions of people engage daily.

The widespread usage of digital devices from laptops to tablets and smart phones which are used for written communications means that we are regularly asked to make decisions about the fonts, sizes, and layouts we use in our. A well-designed book cover is important because it serves as the face of the book, and entices readers to purchase it.

A book cover uses design elements like color, font, images or illustrations to reflect key themes that are relevant to the text, and helps readers to understand a little more of what it’s about.

An Introduction to. Take a Field Trip. Search. How to Use this Site. The History of Symbols. 4 A Short History of Books. The Materials of Book Construction Manuscript Books Early Printed Books By incising into the surface of a metal plate, a thin line was produced and when filled with ink, would print the fine incision with accuracy.

Great review on Hochuli’s Designing Books, and thanks for reminding me of his Detail in typography, a small but informative book which has been out of print for many years. Detail in typography was initially released in by Compugraphic Corporation (now Monotype Imaging) and was translated into English by Ruari McLean, a close friend to Jost.

In the 21st century only fine book presses using metal type (or polymer plates on a type-high carrier). In the letterpress era the properly equipped print shop would own large quantities of type sorted into drawers or type cases.

Two sets of cases were used for each font—one for capitals, italic or small caps, fractions and lesser used. Anyone who wants to do their own book design can spend some very worthwhile time studying books that are old.

I mean really old, like going all the way back to the beginning of printed books. Early on, I found these books and the book typography that’s used in them very stimulating when thinking about how I wanted the books I was working on to look.

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Around the mid-century, block-books, woodcut books with both text and images, usually carved in the same block, emerged as a cheaper alternative to manuscripts and books printed with movable type. These were all short heavily illustrated works, the bestsellers of the day, repeated in many different block-book versions: the Ars moriendi and the.

Since legibility is of the utmost importance, the forms that print most legibly are retained. Now created on computers, new typographic styles (type faces) continue to develop, to suit myriad uses in the design of advertisements, posters, newspapers, greeting cards, almanacs, and fine books. For a list of notable type designers, see type.Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.

My library.Typography, the design, or selection, of letter forms to be organized into words and sentences to be disposed in blocks of type as printing upon a page.

Typography and the typographer who practices it may also be concerned with other, related matters—the selection of paper, the choice of ink, the method of printing, the design of the binding if the product at hand is a book—but the word.