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Typography and Graphic Design: From Antiquity to the Present Hardcover – December 26, 2006


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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 432 pages
  • Publisher: Flammarion (December 26, 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 2080305239
  • ISBN-13: 978-2080305237
  • Product Dimensions: 9.8 x 1.6 x 11.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 5.8 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #853,549 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"Finally, a comprehensive book about the evolution of graphic forms has hit the shelves. An indispensable book for all graphic arts professionals." -- Dynamic Graphics

"offers the reader an excellent overview" -- Library Journal

About the Author

Roxane Jubert is an art historian. She teaches Art History at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs in France and lectures at the Université de Rennes. She has written numerous articles and coauthored several works on graphic design and typography. The author received the Prix André Ferran in 2005 for the research compiled in this book. Serge Lemoine, director of the Musée d'Orsay in Paris, has written numerous books on art and artistic movements including Towards Modern Art and Paintings in the Musée d'Orsay (both Thames & Hudson, 2005).

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By RjoyD on October 15, 2011
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This is a really great book. It's informative, it's thorough, and if you enjoy typography, or even if you don't, it's interesting to read. It's especially good for class.
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1 of 2 people found the following review helpful By S. Koterbay on December 18, 2011
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As a textbook, it's pretty good, with a solid appreciation for typography as part of the history of graphic design. But don't be fooled if you think that it's anything more than a textbook, since you can get much better information and much better insights elsewhere. And, as a textbooks, it's merely a Meggs wanna-be.
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