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Type: The Secret History of Letters by [Loxley, Simon]
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"A heady mixture of intrigue, personal achievement and corporate greed...Loxley offers an engaging, well-presented account of the more eccentric personalities in type design."--"Times Literary Supplement"""
"A funny, informative romp through typography."--"BookPage"""
"You'll never look at Renner's elegant circles-and-lines font Futura in the same way again."--"Boston Globe""" "Simon Loxley takes the reader on a fascinating journey peppered with anecdotes concerning type designers and their creations." --"Mediaevistik 19"

"Remarkably good." - "Journal of the American Printing History Association"

*A heady mixture of intrigue, personal achievement and corporate greed...Loxley offers an engaging, well-presented account of the more eccentric personalities in type design.*--Times Literary Supplement
*A funny, informative romp through typography.*--BookPage
*You'll never look at Renner's elegant circles-and-lines font Futura in the same way again.*--Boston Globe *Simon Loxley takes the reader on a fascinating journey peppered with anecdotes concerning type designers and their creations.* --Mediaevistik 19

*Remarkably good.* - Journal of the American Printing History Association

About the Author

Simon Loxley, practicing typographer, designer and teacher, lives in London. This is his first book.

Product details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 8023 KB
  • Print Length: 248 pages
  • Publisher: I.B.Tauris; 1 edition (31 Mar. 2006)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B0073SGS2Q
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars 10 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #639,111 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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