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A Short History of the Printed Word

Robert Bringhurst; Warren Chappell

ISBN:

9780881791549

Publisher:

Hartley & Marks

Publication Date:

2000

Binding:

Softcover

Synopsis:
This classic book will inform the layman and delight the typophile. Here is the history of printing from the earliest alphabets, through the evolution of the printing press, the contributions of great printers and typographers, and twentieth century graphic technology. A new chapter by Robert Bringhurst takes up this short history where Chappell leaves off, covering the most recent developments in the printed word. Over 200 illustrations, appear throughout this lively narrative.

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