This book brings together 130 rare and unusual alphabets, plus a wealth of printers' signs, monograms, logos and trademarks. Containing original ...Show synopsisThis book brings together 130 rare and unusual alphabets, plus a wealth of printers' signs, monograms, logos and trademarks. Containing original essays, pages from "Arts et Metiers Graphiques" - the great pre-war French typography magazine - and many other surprises, it is an unconventional collection of fascinating visual material. Designed for practical and creative use, it should be of interest to artists, poets, typographers and other professionals of the letter, word and sign.Hide synopsis
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Description:Small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 183+(1) pages. First US edition...Small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 183+(1) pages. First US edition. A compilation of 130 rare alphabets, signs, monograms, and logos from the eighteenth century to the present. With reproductions from Arts et Métiers Graphiques, the important pre-war prining magazine. Includes chapters on lettering by hand, French religious and political trademarks, Mecanno alphabets, and an homage to American typefounders. A beautifully designed resource book for typographers and graphic designers.
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