The Visual History of Type

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Paul McNeil

Description

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 key 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.

Additional information

Weight 3442 g
Dimensions 25.2 x 30.8 cm
Publisher name Laurence King Publishing Ltd
Publication date 1 September 2017
Number of pages
Format Hardback
Dimensions 25.2 x 30.8 cm
Weight 3442 g
Paul McNeil is a co-founder of MuirMcNeil, specializing in typography, systems and information design, and works as a Senior Lecturer in Typography at the London College of Communication, where he was Course Leader, MA Contemporary Typographic Media from 2010 to 2015.