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introduction to the history of printing types

an illustrated summary of the main stages in the development of type design from 1440 up to the present day : an aid to type face identification

by Geoffrey Dowding

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Published by British Library, Oak Knoll Press in London, New Castle, DE .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Type and type-founding -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Geoffrey Dowding.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ250.A2 D6 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 277 p. :
    Number of Pages277
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL695695M
    ISBN 100712345779, 0712345639, 1884718434, 1884718442
    LC Control Number97043152


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