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Letters of credit : a view of type design

Walter Tracy (Author), David R. Godine, Publisher (Publisher)
Print Book, English, 1986
First U. S. edition View all formats and editions
David R. Godine, Boston, 1986
History
219 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
9780879236366, 9780860920854, 0879236361, 0860920852
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Part I: Aspects of type design
The vocabulary of type
Type measure
Types for study
Legibility and readability
The making of type
Proportion
The forms of letters
Secondary types: italic, bold face
Numerals
Character spacing
The slab-serif
The sans-serif
Part II: Some designers and their types
The types of Jan van Krimpen
Some types by Frederic Goudy
Three types by Rudolf Koch
The types of W. A. Dwiggins
Stanley Morison's Times Roman
Prospects