The Visual Dictionary of Typography
by Gavin Ambrose
Publisher's Description
The Visual Dictionary of Typography is a comprehensive guide to the numerous terms used within typography and its associated disciplines.

Over 250 terms are explained and contextualised, with concise definitions accompanied by illustrations and examples taken from historical and contemporary typography.

The dictionary covers traditional, manual practices and processes as well as modern terminology. It also defines a wide variety of practical terms, such as Point size, Leading and Gutter, as well as movements and lettering styles including Gothic, Reductionism, and Constructivism.
ISBN: 2940411182
Publisher: Fairchild Books
Paperback : 288 pages
Language: English
Dimensions: 4.7 x 6.3 x 1.1 inches
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