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The Visual History of Type - Paul McNeil

The Visual History of Type


Published: 1st September 2017
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The Visual History of Type is a comprehensive, detailed survey of the major typefaces produced since the advent of printing with movable type in the mid-fifteenth century to the present day. Arranged chronologically to provide context, more than 320 typefaces are displayed in the form of their original type specimens or earliest printing. Each entry is supported by a brief history and description of defining characteristics of the typeface.

This book will be the definitive publication in its field, appealing to graphic designers, educators, historians, and design students. It will also be a significant resource for professional type designers and students of type.


Wow, huge book!


This is a huge book with large photos of printing types from all eras since Gutenberg to nowadays. Definitely great for inspiration when creating and thinking of branding, creating logos and designs.

Melbourne, Australia


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ISBN: 9781780679761
ISBN-10: 1780679769
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 672
Published: 1st September 2017
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 25.7 x 30.7  x 5.6
Weight (kg): 3.44