Includes bibliographical references (page xii) and index.
Foreword by Howard Wainer -- Preface to the 2010 edition of the English translation -- Preface to the English edition by Jacques Bertin -- pt. 1: Semiology of the graphic sign-system. Analysis of the information ; The properties of the graphic system ; The rules of the graphic system -- pt. 2: Utilization of the graphic sign-system. Diagrams ; Networks ; Maps -- Appendix: Area-radius table-graph -- Brief presentation of graphics -- Epilogue: The origins of Semiology of graphics.