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Typography is dead

Irene Grant

Typography is dead

a study of the agents of change affecting the content and forms of typography.

by Irene Grant

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Published by LCPDT in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesBTEC HND thesis Typographic design 1993
ContributionsLondon College of Printing and Distributive Trades.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21408071M

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