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  • 100 Ornamental Alphabets

    By Dan X. Solo

    Our Price: $10.00
    • Format: Oversize Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780486286969
    • Publisher: DOVER PUBLICATIONS
    • Published: September 1995
    Treasury of royalty-free fonts with eye-catching appeal includes Carnival Open, Ecclesiastic, Garland, Laurel, Daisy Delight, scores more. All fonts include uppercase alphabets; some contain punctuation marks and lowercase letters. Most have numerals. Graphic artists and illustrators will find these distinctive alphabets ideal for use in display ads, on posters, signs, menus, more.
  • 100 Wood Type Alphabets

    By Rob Roy Kelly

    Our Price: $19.95
    • Format: Oversize Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780486235332
    • Publisher: DOVER PUBLICATIONS
    • Published: June 1977
    Beautiful selection of 100 19th-century American wood type fonts, many reproduced at actual size. Each font features a complete alphabet of capitals; many include lowercase letters, numerals, and punctuation marks.
  • 1000 Type Treatments: From Script to Serif, Letterforms Used to Perfection

    By Wilson Harvey

    Our Price: $9.00
    • Format: FlexiBind
    • ISBN-13: 9781592531592
    • Publisher: Rockport Publishers Inc.
    • Published: July 2005
    1,000 Type Treatments showcases an array of fonts in a catalog-like format, making it easy for the working designer to practically shop for ideas. The book is organized by style so if a designer has a traditional, elegant, or edgy piece, they can go directly to that section of the book, where they will find a wide collection of fresh ideas in the style they are seeking. Also included is a directory of font foundries and suppliers, providing busy designers with a quick reference guide to where they can find the fonts that pique their interest.
  • 2,100 Victorian Monograms

    By Karl Klimsch

    Our Price: $11.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780486283012
    • Publisher: Dover Publications
    • Published: January 1995
    (Dover Pictorial Archive Series)
  • 3,800 Early Advertising Cuts: Deberny Type Foundry

    By Carol B. Grafton

    Our Price: $10.00
    • Format: Oversize Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780486266589
    • Publisher: Dover Publications
    • Published: April 1991
    Here is a nearly inexhaustible supply of copyright-free graphics filled with late 19th- and early 20th-century charm, ideal for a wide range of arts and crafts projects. Reproduced from the catalog of a famous French type foundry, it is a rich and authoritative source of advertising art of the period filled with many delightful and arresting images not available elsewhere.An enormous array of objects, activities, and interests are depicted in finely detailed illustrations that lend themselves especially well to reproduction. Motifs include food and drink, domestic furnishings, vehicles, machines, tools and hardware, medical utensils, pharmaceuticals, farm animals and birds, as well as trades, sports, and music. Also included are fencers, golfers, insects, billiard tables, wrought-iron gates, architectural decorations, cows being milked, hunting dogs in the field, crowns and coronets, extravagantly carved breakfronts, elegant presentations of food, and much, much more. In addition, a large section is devoted to ornate banners, mortised cuts, and otherline art specifically intended for typographical use.While the cuts in this collection range in style from genre realism to Art Nouveau, the images beautifully realized in scrupulous and revealing detail have a timeless appeal ideal for a wide variety of graphic uses.Original Dover (1991) selection of cuts from Cliches & Gravures, originally published by Fonderie Deberny & Cie, Paris, n.d."
  • 30 Essential Typefaces for a Lifetime

    By Imin Pao

    Our Price: $20.00
    • Format: FlexiBind
    • ISBN-13: 9781592532780
    • Publisher: ROCKPORT PUBLISHERS
    • Published: March 2006
    There are thousands of typefaces and more being produced monthly. It is a continual challenge for designers to select the exact typeface best suited for a project. In collaboration with the School of St. Martin, Art Center Pasadena, Rhode Island School of Design, Basel, and Yale Design School, 30 Essential Typefaces for a Lifetime defines 30 of the most useful and classic typefaces for all design needs and occasions. Neville Brody imagined "it takes 10 years for someone to master a typeface." This book contains "typefaces for a lifetime."
  • The 3D Type Book

    By FL@33

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781856697132
    • Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
    • Published: April 2011
    Features over 1,300 color photographs of three-dimensional letters that has been used for artistic expression.
  • 52 Typo: 52 stories on type, typography and graphic design

    By ├ętapes: editions

    Our Price: $19.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9783721209754
    • Publisher: Niggli
    • Published: November 2017
  • 79 Decorative Alphabets for Designers and Craftpeople

    By Carol Belanger Grafton

    Our Price: $12.95
    • Format: Oversize Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780486417158
    • Publisher: DOVER PUBLICATIONS
    • Published: March 2001
    Over 2,000 royalty-free letters in this volume represent a highly useful and versatile resource. Selected from rare late-19th- and early-20th-century sources, the letters include 79 complete alphabets in a splendid array of styles ? delicately flowering capitals, wandering tendrils, letters bearing fruit, inventive arrow alphabets, needlecraft numerals, and many more.
  • An A-Z of Type Designers

    By Neil Macmillan

    Our Price: $20.00
    • Format: Oversize Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780300111514
    • Publisher: YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    • Published: August 2006
    This illustrated A-Z features outstanding type designers from around the world, from Gutenberg to the present day. Arranged alphabetically by designer's name, the book contains over 260 biographical profiles. Entries are illustrated by key typefaces taken from a wide range of sources, including type specimens, original posters, private press editions and magazine covers, and also give a list of work and, where applicable, further reading references and a website address. An essential reference for typographers, graphic designers and students, the book also features a full index and eight short texts by leading typographers - Jonathan Barnbrook, Erik van Blokland, Clive Bruton, John Downer, John Hudson, Jean Francois Porchez, Erik Spiekermann and Jeremy Tankard - that cover a variety of different aspects of type design, including typeface revivals, font piracy, designing fonts for corporate identities and the role of nationality in type design.
  • A2Z+: Alphabets & Signs

    By Mel Gooding

    Our Price: $40.00
    • Format: Oversize Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781616897079
    • Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
    • Published: April 2018
  • About Face: Reviving the Rules of Typography

    By David Jury

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9782880466770
    • Publisher: ROTOVISION SA
    • Published: September 2002
  • Adventures in Letterpress

    By Brandon Mise

    Our Price: $10.95 - $24.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781780673332
    • Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
    • Published: February 2014
  • Alan Kitching's A-Z of Letterpress: Fonts from The Typography Workshop

    By Alan Kitching

    Our Price: $10.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781780674810
    • Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
    • Published: April 2015
  • Alphabetic Labyrinth: The Letters In History and Imagination

    By Johanna Drucker

    Our Price: $20.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780500016084
    • Publisher: THAMES AND HUDSON
    • Published: April 1995
    The result of a lifetime's inter est, this both examines the many imaginative, often idiosyncratic ways in which the letters of the alphabet have been assigned value in political, spiritual, or religious belief systems over two millenia, and presents the more general aspects of the history of lettering, printing, and calligraphy. Notes, biblio., index. 339 2-color illus. 320p.

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