Type. A Visual History of Typefaces and Graphic Styles, Taschen, 2013

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Slip case containing Volume 1 1628-1900 and Volume 2 1901-1938.
These books offer a connoisseur’s overview of typeface design, exploring the most elegant fonts from the history of publishing. Taken from a distinguished Dutch collection, this exuberant two-volume edition traces the evolution of the printed letter via exquisitely designed catalogues, showing type specimens in roman, italic, bold, semi-bold, narrow, and broad fonts. Borders, ornaments, initial letters, and decorations are also included, along with lithographic examples, letters by sign writers, inscription carvers, and calligraphers.
Featuring works by type designers including: William Caslon, Fritz Helmuth Ehmcke, Peter Behrens, Rudolf Koch, Eric Gill, Jan van Krimpen, Paul Renner, Jan Tschichold, A. M. Cassandre, Aldo Novarese, and Adrian Frutiger.
360 pages each.

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Type. A Visual History of Typefaces and Graphic Styles, Taschen, 2013
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Type. A Visual History of Typefaces and Graphic Styles, Taschen, 2013
Type. A Visual History of Typefaces and Graphic Styles, Taschen, 2013

 

Type. A Visual History of Typefaces and Graphic Styles, Taschen, 2013
Type. A Visual History of Typefaces and Graphic Styles, Taschen, 2013

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