Five Hundred Years of Book Design


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"What decisions lie behind the way a book is designed? How are readers of books helped or hindered by the choices that a designer, publisher, or printer has made in presenting an author's text to its intended audience? Are there any lessons we can learn from a study of the books that have been produced in previous centuries?" "In this illustrated volume, Alan Bartram, a distinguished book designer and typographer, answers many of these questions and provides his personal view of some of the successes and failures of his predecessors....'. 192 pages : illustrations ; 31 cm. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. NB - Postal Rates shown by ABE are often incorrect and are vague estimates NOT guaranteed rates. We use Canada Post, the United States Postal Service and Asendia and try to offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Images are available. Shipped well packed. USA postage is usually $6.90 - $9.00 unless extra heavy/large. Canadian postage varies considerably depending on weight and destination. Postage to anywhere within Canada, can now be approx US$16.00 for weights up to 5kg total - boxed, insured, trackable and faster than regular parcels. Less will be charged if rates indicate. NOW available - new, considerably lower Trans-Canada rates for many major markets, and, new, considerably lower rates for Overseas destinations.

Title: Five Hundred Years of Book Design

Author Name: BARTRAM, Alan

Edition: First American Edition

ISBN Number: 0300090587

ISBN-13: 9780300090581

Location Published: Yale Univ Pr: 2001

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: As New

Jacket Condition: As New

Size: 31cm Tall

Type: Book

Categories: Books on Books & Printing

Seller ID: 056452

Keywords: book design p31rinting illustration