The Visual Dictionary of Typography, Paperback Book

The Visual Dictionary of Typography Paperback

Part of the Visual Dictionaries series


"The Visual Dictionary of Typography" is a guide to the many and varied terms used within typography.

Arranged alphabetically from abstraction to x-height and blackletter to widow, each term is explained and contextualized with illustrations.

More than 250 typographical terms are included. From practical terms such as accents, bitmap and classification to movements and styles such as constructivism, De Stijl, modernism and Swiss typography, this book contains both modern terminology and traditional terms still in current usage. "The Visual Dictionary of Typography" is an easy-to-use reference that will prove invaluable to anyone interested in typography.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 288 pages, 250 colour illustrations
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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  • Category: Typography & lettering
  • ISBN: 9782940411184

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