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The Elements of Typographic Style
1.  The Elements of Typographic Style by Robert Bringhurst
The list author says:
  "Type "Bible""
Used & New from: 13.82
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

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The Penguin Dictionary of Symbols (Penguin Dictionaries)
2.  The Penguin Dictionary of Symbols (Penguin Dictionaries) by Alain Gheerbrant
The list author says:
  "Perfect reference for any symbols"
12.59   Used & New from: 8.10
3.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

A2Z and More Signs
3.  A2Z and More Signs by Julian Rothenstein
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  "Eye candy - if your into old type and efemera"
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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How to be a Graphic Designer, Without Losing Your Soul
4.  How to be a Graphic Designer, Without Losing Your Soul by Adrian Shaughnessy
The list author says:
  "Ever wondered about graphic designers soul?"
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

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The Art of Looking Sideways
5.  The Art of Looking Sideways by Alan Fletcher
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  "Eye and brain candy"
20.37   Used & New from: 13.55
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (64 customer reviews)

Genius Moves: 100 Icons of Graphic Design / Steven Heller and Mirko Iliac.
6.  Genius Moves: 100 Icons of Graphic Design / Steven Heller and Mirko Iliac. by S Heller
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  "Related designs from the past and future"
Used & New from: 12.00

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Handwritten: Expressive Lettering in the Digital Age
7.  Handwritten: Expressive Lettering in the Digital Age by Steven Heller
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  "Hundreds of examples of the genre handwritten typographics"
Used & New from: 3.48
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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Marks of Excellence: The History and Taxonomy of Trademarks
8.  Marks of Excellence: The History and Taxonomy of Trademarks by Per Mollerup
The list author says:
  "Quality all the way, not packed with thousands of bad and stupid logos"
Used & New from: 9.99
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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Paul Rand
9.  Paul Rand by Steven Heller
The list author says:
  "One of my heroes"
19.96   Used & New from: 14.88
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

Sagmeister : Made You Look: Another Self-indulgent Design Monograph
10.  Sagmeister : Made You Look: Another Self-indulgent Design Monograph by Peter Hall
The list author says:
  "Another of my heroes"
Used & New from: 16.55
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

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Hand Job: A Catalog of Type
11.  Hand Job: A Catalog of Type by Michael Perry
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  "Eye candy"
13.60   Used & New from: 7.99
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Neubau Welt
12.  Neubau Welt by Stefan Gandl
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  "Silhouetts of basicly everything in a nice package"
Used & New from: 11.73
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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What Is a Designer: Things, Places, Messages
13.  What Is a Designer: Things, Places, Messages by Robin Kinross
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  "When you are tired of pictures and need input"
8.75   Used & New from: 2.42
2.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Ways of Seeing: Based on the BBC Television Series
14.  Ways of Seeing: Based on the BBC Television Series by John Berger
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  "Seeing comes before words"
9.49   Used & New from: 0.01
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (53 customer reviews)

The Little Know-it-all: Common Sense for Designers
15.  The Little Know-it-all: Common Sense for Designers by Robert Klanten
The list author says:
  "Everything you need to know in an effective little book"
Used & New from: 27.00
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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The Story of Writing: Alphabets, Hieroglyphs and Pictograms
16.  The Story of Writing: Alphabets, Hieroglyphs and Pictograms by Andrew Robinson
The list author says:
  "Cuneiform, Egyptian and Mayan hieroglyphs to alphabets and the scripts of China and Japan"
10.48   Used & New from: 4.38
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Typographic Systems
17.  Typographic Systems by Kimberly Elam
The list author says:
  "Principles of organizing type"
14.82   Used & New from: 6.04
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Grid Systems: Principles of Organizing Type (Design Briefs)
18.  Grid Systems: Principles of Organizing Type (Design Briefs) by Kimberly Elam
The list author says:
  "Typographic composition for designers"
11.89   Used & New from: 7.55
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Bruno Monguzzi: A Designer's Perspective (Issues in Cultural Theory)
19.  Bruno Monguzzi: A Designer's Perspective (Issues in Cultural Theory) by Franc Nunoo-Quarcoo
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  ""I just would like to contribute a little silence""
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A Century of Graphic Design: Graphic Design Pioneers of the 20th Century
20.  A Century of Graphic Design: Graphic Design Pioneers of the 20th Century by Jeremy Aynsley
The list author says:
  "The most significant themes and genres in graphic design during the 20th century"
Used & New from: 0.19
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Ready Made: How to Make (Almost) Everything
21.  Ready Made: How to Make (Almost) Everything by Shoshana Berger
The list author says:
  "For fun and inspiration"
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Postal Seance
22.  Postal Seance by Henrik Drescher
The list author says:
  "Creating letters for the dead - and mailing them! Strange and funny project"
Used & New from: 7.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Designing Brand Identity: A Complete Guide to Creating, Building, and Maintaining Strong Brands
23.  Designing Brand Identity: A Complete Guide to Creating, Building, and Maintaining Strong Brands by Alina Wheeler
The list author says:
  "Lots of information about the many sides of brand identity with lots of cases"
Used & New from: 4.36
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The Brand Gap: How to Bridge the Distance Between Business Strategy and Design : a Whiteboard Overview (Aiga Design Press)
24.  The Brand Gap: How to Bridge the Distance Between Business Strategy and Design : a Whiteboard Overview (Aiga Design Press) by Marty Neumeier
The list author says:
  "A little book about what is a Brand, explained quickly and visualy"
15.19   Used & New from: 7.76
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

?WhatIf! How to Start a Creative Revolution at Work
25.  ?WhatIf! How to Start a Creative Revolution at Work by Dave Allan
The list author says:
  "Funny and practical way of improve creativity!"
Used & New from: 0.01
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

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