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Type : a visual history of typefaces and graphic styles / edited by Cees W. de Jong ; with texts by Jan Tholenaar and Cees W. de Jong.

Jong, Cees de (Added Author). Purvis, Alston W., 1943- (Added Author). Tholenaar, Jan (Added Author).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Part Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial 686.224 TYPE V.1 (Text) Volume 1, 1628-1900 33946002880891 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial 686.224 TYPE V.2 (Text) Volume 2, 1901-1938 33946002880909 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9783836544801
  • ISBN: 3836544806
  • Physical Description: 2 volumes : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm
  • Publisher: Koln, [Germany] : Taschen GmbH, [2013]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Vol. 2 includes texts by Alston W. Purvis.
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
v.1. 1628-1900 -- v. 2. 1901-1938.
Summary, etc.:
This text 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.
Language Note:
Text in English, German & French.
Subject: Type and type-founding > History.
Type and type-founding > History > Pictorial works.
Type and type-founding > Specimens.

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