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First principles of typography.

Stanley Morison

First principles of typography.

by Stanley Morison

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Previous ed., Amsterdam, 1946.

SeriesCambridge authors" and printers" guides -- 1
The Physical Object
Pagination18p. ;
Number of Pages18
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17468337M

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Morison, Stanley, First principles of typography. Cambridge: At the University Press,   Stanley Morison, designer and historian of printing, design of the Times New Roman typeface () and other historical revivals wrote First Principles of Typography in I recently found a version published by Cambridge University Press, in which Morison writes “ while the principles here set forth apply to the typography of books, the sections dealing with composition may be.

The following attempt at a rationale of book-typography first appeared as an article in No. 7 of The Fleuron published six years ago, when it also went out of print.

Although several partial reprints have been made--and I have heard of at least one complete, but unauthorized edition--nevertheless I still receive demands from printers as well as.

This is taken from Morison’s essay First Principles of Typography, which became in the decades that followed an industry manual of book typesetting standards, especially in America.

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The arrangement of type involves selecting typefaces, point sizes, line lengths, line-spacing (), and letter-spacing (tracking), and adjusting the space between pairs of letters (kerning).The term typography is also applied to the style, arrangement, and appearance of. Hardcover book in original dust jacket in overall very good condition.

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