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Alphabets and Other Signs By Julian Rothenstein

Alphabets and Other Signs by Julian Rothenstein

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Summary

This work brings together 130 rare and unusual alphabets, plus a wealth of printers' signs, monograms and trademarks. It contains original essays, pages from "Arts et Metiers Graphiques", the great pre-war French typography magazine, and many other features.

Alphabets and Other Signs Summary

Alphabets and Other Signs by Julian Rothenstein

This book brings together 130 rare and unusual alphabets, plus a wealth of printers' signs, monograms, logos and trademarks. Containing original essays, pages from "Arts et Metiers Graphiques" - the great pre-war French typography magazine - and many other surprises, it is an unconventional collection of fascinating visual material. Designed for practical and creative use, it should be of interest to artists, poets, typographers and other professionals of the letter, word and sign.

Table of Contents

An Introduction; "Arts et Metiers Graphiques"; French religious and political trademarks; homage to American typefounders; other alphabets; the spirit and the letter; Meccano alphabets and signs; ampersands, indicators, fleurons and other printers' cliches; lettering by hand; logos and trademarks; wood types; advertisements.

Additional information

GOR003988641
9780500277416
0500277419
Alphabets and Other Signs by Julian Rothenstein
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Thames & Hudson Ltd
1993-10-18
184
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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