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Typographical notes

William Blades

Typographical notes

(Being The early schools of typography, and The Enschédé type-foundry at Haarlem; two articles reprinted from the Bookworm, March and April, 1870).

by William Blades

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Published by The Bookworm in (London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination15 p. ;
Number of Pages15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19976648M

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In , the year he tur the German-born calligrapher and typographer Jan Tschichold () published his landmark book Die Neue Typographie (The New Typography). At a moment when manifestos proclaiming the death of the old and heralding a brave new age proliferated, Tschichold’s book stood out for its clarity and utility. But unless Bringhurst plans a considerably expanded version that focuses as much on web, mobile, and display typography as it does on the world of books, he should let Elements be what it is: a wonderfully written and wise summary of the world of typography as he found it. Surely others inspired by the world his text reveals to us, the.


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