How Typography Happens

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9781584560197: How Typography Happens

The emergence of the typographer as a professional is examined by one of the best-known names in the field. Ruari McLean has designed hundreds of books for some of the most prominent publishers of this century. This work is based on his Sandars Lectures delivered at Cambridge University in the 1980s. Looking at the work of well-known typographers in England, America, France, and Germany, McLean explores the development of typography from the seventeenth century to the present. Co-published with The British Library.

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Book Description Oak Knoll Press, New Castle, 1999. Softcover. Book Condition: New. 96 pages. Softcover. New book. GRAPHIC ARTS. Noted Englisher typographer Ruari McLean discusses the evolution of typography as an art form. Looking at the work of other well-known typogrphers in England, Europe and America, the author examines the development of typography, starting in the 17th century with Maxon's Mechanick Exercises and progressing to the work of Jan Tschichold and his contemporaries. (Key Words: Typography, Ruari McLean, Graphic Arts, Books on Books, Jan Tschidhold, Typographers). book. Bookseller Inventory # 35138X1

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