- Hardcover: 360 pages
- Publisher: TASCHEN; Multilingual edition (March 30, 2010)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 3836515148
- ISBN-13: 978-3836515146
- Product Dimensions: 10.1 x 1.5 x 12.7 inches
- Shipping Weight: 4.7 pounds
- Average Customer Review: 5 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #930,060 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Type. A Visual History of Typefaces & Graphic Styles, 1901-1938 (v. 2) Hardcover – March 30, 2010
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About the Author
About the editor and author:
Cees W. de Jong is a designer and publisher based in Laren, the Netherlands. He has published numerous books on design, architecture and art, and is now working as a design/publishing consultant and author. He has also published many books on graphic design.
About the authors:
Alston W. Purvis is professor of the visual arts division of the School of Arts at Boston University, USA. He is also the author on many books on graphic design.
The late Jan Tholenaar was a collector of the printed letter in all its various incarnations, but especially exquisite design catalogs and specimen books. He lived in Amsterdam, where he passed away in 2009.
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It is true that the images are generously proportioned, the books are handsomely produced, and the keycards inside the back covers provide access to all of the hi-res images. However, these volumes should have provided text that did justice to the quality of the visuals.