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Michael Twyman is a Professor in the Department of Typography and Graphic Communication, University of Reading.
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  • Series: British Library Guides
  • Paperback: 92 pages
  • Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division; 1st UK Edition 1st Printing edition (February 13, 1999)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0802081797
  • ISBN-13: 978-0802081797
  • Product Dimensions: 7.4 x 0.3 x 9.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 12 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
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Interesting lens into printing techniques and methods. Short book with great illustrations.
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This history of printing has a good balance on concise wording and pictures. Admittedly, I did focus on the later periods, having already been familiar with printing techniques of the hand press period.
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