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Paperback - 415 pages (December 1993) John Wiley & Sons, Dimensions (in inches): 0.86 x 11.00 x 8.51

Typographic Specimens:

The Great Typefaces

by Rob Carter, Philip B. Meggs (Contributor)

I was fortunate to have Philip Meggs as instructor at VCU. Rob and Phil have put together more than a specimens book -- it's a road map... a history lesson, and an exercise in visual sharpening.

Features 38 type families selected--by polling over 100 designers and educators--for their excellence and endurance through the test of time. Each type family is shown in display and text specimens with complete fonts including italic and bold variations. Contributors have researched and written concise discussions of each type family's origins, characteristics, and usage.
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Keywords: Typography: type, fonts, faces, how-to use type, selecting type, using fonts (Type), - 9/14/99


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