Type and Typography

Type and Typography

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Providing an essential grounding for both students and professionals, this text takes readers through every aspect of typography, from the history of language and writing systems to the invention of moveable type and the evolution of the digital systems of today.Apart from the fact that it typed only capital letters, this machine had all the features of twentieth-century manual models: ... After World War II attempts were made to combine the simplicity ofthe typewriter with the lzttem 22 least 256 characters. ... The first successful machine was the IBM Selectric Typewriter (right ), introduced in 1961, which contained fonts of 88 characters on an interchangeable golf ball.

Title:Type and Typography
Author:Phil Baines, Andrew Haslam
Publisher:Laurence King Publishing - 2005


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