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Published by Hartley & Marks, Publishers in Point Roberts, WA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Graphic design (Typography),
  • Type and type-founding,
  • Book design

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRobert Bringhurst.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ246 .B74 2004
    The Physical Object
    Pagination382 p. :
    Number of Pages382
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3307819M
    ISBN 100881792055, 0881792063
    LC Control Number2004053913


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