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Making Books, Design In British Publishing Since 1945.

Bartram, Alan.

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ISBN 10: 1884718930 / ISBN 13: 9781884718939
Published by Oak Knoll Press, New Castle / The British Library, London, 1999
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160 pages. Softcover with dustjacket. New book. BOOKS ON BOOKS. The profound changes in Britain since 1945 have inevitably reflected on the art of publishing. In this work, Alan Bartram sets the current publishing scene in the context of the best practice of the last fifty years. While emphasizing that a satisfying book is the result of teamwork between the author, editor, designer, and printer, Bartram is mainly concerned with its design, and the creative process that ends with a book that is not only elegant, but has high standards of reliability. Much has changed, but such elementary requirements for good bookmaking are as relevant today as they ever were. (Key Words: Publishing, Book Design, Alan Bartram, Books on Books, British Publishing, Readability). Bookseller Inventory # 35372X2

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Title: Making Books, Design In British Publishing ...

Publisher: Oak Knoll Press, New Castle / The British Library, London

Publication Date: 1999

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: New

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: First Edition (Unstated)..

Book Type: book

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The profound changes in Britain since 1945 have inevitably reflected on the art of publishing. In this work Alan Bartram sets the current publishing scene in the context of the best practice of the last fifty years. While emphasizing that a satisfying book is the result of teamwork between author, editor, designer and printer, Bartram is mainly concerned with its design, and the creative process that ends with a book that is not only elegant, but has high standards of readability. Well-illustrated. Co-published with The British Library.

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