Elements of Typographic Style

Elements of Typographic Style

Book - 1992
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A readable manual and reference on modern typography, exploring the art and history of the field as well as technical details. Includes bandw illustrations, a glossary, and reference appendices. This second edition includes a new chapter on digital typography, expanded information on typefaces and designers, and a deeper look into the history of letterforms. For anyone who works with type, including writers, editors, graphic artists, and desktop typographersAnnotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Publisher: Point Roberts, WA : Hartley & Marks, c1992
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780881791105
Branch Call Number: 686.224 B858
Characteristics: 254 p. : ill. ; 23 cm


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Feb 11, 2011

I'm surprised that more copies of the most recent edition are not available.

This book opened my eyes to aspects of the typographic artform and business alike that I'd not previously considered, and served as a good reminder of several earlier lessons besides.

A good choice.


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