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Display Typography

By: Bain, Eric K

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London and New York, Focal Press: 1970

Seller ID: 006448

ISBN: 0240507002

Condition: Very Good

Black hardcover with title in white on spine. Condition: Very good, with light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, previous owners initials in pencil at top of front endpaper. Dustjacket condition: Fair, generally shelfworn and lightly scuffed and soiled with a small chunk missing to top right of front cover of jacket. Not price-clipped. 182pp.Many b/w illustrations. This book sets out the principles which underlie good typographic design, relating them to how the mind understands and how the eye sees. The text is supplemented by a large number of diagrams and by reproductions of relevant well... View more info

Reason and Typography with Particular Reference to Typographic Layout.

By: Hague, Rene

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Liverpool, Liverpool College of Art: 1959

Seller ID: 004175

Condition: Very Good

Grey card covers. Condition: Very good condition, text clean, no inscriptions. 5pp. Appears new even though printed fifty years ago. This essay was first printed in Typography I, November 1936, and was reprinted in this booklet by kind permission of Rene Hague and Robert Harling to mark the opening of Eric Gill Typographer, an exhibition held at Liverpool College of Art, 28 Jan-7 Feb 1959. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall View more info

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Typographie, Composition, Impression

By: Javet, Albert and Matthey, Henri

Price: £39.00

Publisher: Lausanne, Switzerland, L'ecole Romande De Typographie: 1956

Seller ID: 005024

Condition: Very Good

NB: Text is in French throughout. Dark green textured vinyl covers with title in gilt on spine and in dark green outlined within a gilt oblong on front cover. Condition: Very good with previous owners name on pencil on front endpaper and in small print on rear endpaper. Light browning to edges of endpapers. 264pp. Many b/w illustrations and explanatory diagrams. A thorough practical manual of typography. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

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Typographia or the Printers Instructor, Vol 1

By: Johnson, J.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown & Green: 1824

Seller ID: 005303

Condition: Fair

NB: Vol 1 only. Pale brown paper covered boards with blue cloth spine. Condition: Fair, covers are very shelfworn with general light soiling. Paper covering the boards is coming away where it meets the spine (see image). Only a couple of small fragments of the original paper title label on the spine remain. Spine is sunned with fraying to cloth at joints. Binding a little loose, but reasonably sound, no inscriptions. Water staining to half-title, title page and frontispiece, also to some of the next few pages of preface. Some of the last fifteen pages of text also have some light water-stainin... View more info

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The Locomotive - Its Esthetics (sic.)

By: Loewy, Raymond

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Trefoil Publications Ltd.: 1987

Seller ID: 006523

ISBN: 0862940958

Condition: Fine

First published in 1937 by The Studio, this book was re-issued the year after Loewy's death in 1986. Brown hardcover with title blindstamped on front cover and spine. Condition: Fine, binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with just a hint of shelfwear. Not price-clipped. Many b/w illustrations. This book was originally written and designed by the French-born American industrial designer Raymond Loewy (1893-1986), and selects the most modern, effective and dynamic locomotive design of the inter-war years, bridging the transition between steam and diesel. T... View more info

Caractere No.13 Hors-Serie, Numero Special Noel 1958

By: Ollive, Emmanuel (ed.)

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Paris, Imprimerie Dechaux: 1958

Seller ID: 005713

Condition: Good

Blue textured paper-covered boards with blue cloth spine. Condition: Good, with light sunning and shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, previous owners name on front pastedown. Dustjacket condition: Good, with general shelfwear and a few small chips and tears. A graphic art compilation featuring typography and paper stock samples together with images by Bernard Buffet, Fernand Leger and Jean Lurcat, amongst many others. The dustjacket features a detail of a tapestry by Jean Lurcat. A heavy book, will require extra postage if to be sent outside UK. View more info

The Design of Forms in Government Departments

By: The Organisation and Methods Division of Her Majesty's Treasury

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, HMSO: 1962

Seller ID: 003103

Condition: Very Good

Terracotta colour cloth with titles in gilt within black label on spine. Condition: Very good, binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Good, with light shelfwear. Not price-clipped. 173pp. Many b/w illustrations and tables. This guide to the design and simplification of forms was produced to be used by civil servants and members of the public. As well as being concerned with the design aspect of actual forms, it also gives advice on a wide range of other office documents used in collections, recording, preserving, storing or disseminating management information. Size:... View more info