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A short history of the printed word.
A short history of the printed word. by WARREN. CHAPPELL 0880293241 9780880293242
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A short history of the printed word. by WARREN. CHAPPELL

This classic book will inform the layman and delight the typophile. Here is the history of printing from the earliest alphabets, through the evolution of the printing press, the contributions of great printers and typographers, and twentieth century graphic technology. A new chapter by Robert Bringhurst takes up this short history where Chappell leaves off, covering the most recent developments in the printed word. Over 200 illustrations, appear throughout this lively narrative.


Language: English

Edition: Reprint

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 276

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf

Publication Date: 1970-01-01

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ISBN: 0880293241

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