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Publications on the history of modern typography, trademarks & logotypes, packaging, posters, advertising, signage, commercial art, book design, letterheads, etc., including notable designers and their works in these fields.

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Nesbitt, Alexander, The History and Technique of Lettering, New York, Dover, 1957, 8vo (9.25" x 6"), SB, black paper wraps w/ yellow & green titles, VG / none. Wraps worn at extremities, rear wrap yellowed, internally clean.

xvii + 300. Dover reprint of 1950 book. A complete history of lettering, from ancient pictographs to the Greeks & Romans, Arabic numerals, Gothic letters, humanistic writing, to engraving, to the industrial revolution and the 20th century. Part Two is a course in lettering, with many exercises and suggested projects. Abundant alphabets and sample paragraphs.

Note: We also have the original edition for sale.    [Book ID # 572]


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