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Author Southall, Richard.

Title Printer's type in the twentieth century : manufacturing and design methods / Richard Southall.

Imprint London : British Library ; New Castle, DE : Oak Knoll Press, 2005.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  686.224 So87p 2005    ---  Available
Description xv, 238 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [225]-230) and index.
Contents Metal type -- Cutting type by hand -- Making designs for hand punchcutting -- Cutting type by machine -- Making designs for machine-cut type -- Hot-metal typesetting -- Fonts and typefaces in metal type -- Perpetua and Lutetia -- The photographic matrix -- Making type by photography -- Drawing characters for the Lumitype -- The design of Univers -- The search for speed -- Scanned-matrix photocomposition -- Fonts and typefaces in photomatrix manufacture -- Digital and numerical techniques -- Digital and numerical photocomposition -- Digital and numerical fonts -- Laser imagesetters and the Post-Script revolution -- The Stone typeface family -- Making type with programs -- Computer science and typography -- The Colorado typemaking project.
Subject Type and type-founding -- History -- 20th century.
Type and type-founding -- Digital techniques.
Computer fonts.
Typesetting -- History -- 20th century.
Computerized typesetting.
Typesetting machines -- History -- 20th century.
Printing -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 1584561556 (Oak Knoll Press)
0712348123 (British Library)
Standard No. 9780712348126
NLGGC 27307363X
YDXCP 2188783
YDXCP 100368592

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