The typographic desk reference by Theodore Rosendorf

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Published by Oak Knoll Books in New Castle, DE .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Printing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • Type and type-founding -- Handbooks, manuals, etc

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StatementTheodore Rosendorf ; forward by Ellen Lupton ; introduction by Erik Spiekermann.
GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsZ118.5 .R67 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23079328M
ISBN 109781584562313
LC Control Number2009003735

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