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Glyph : A Visual Exploration of Punctuation Marks and Other Typographic Symbols
by Adriana Caneva and Shiro Nishimoto


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Glyph is a look into the representations of marks and glyphs in the Latin alphabet. From & to } to *, each mark has a brief explanation of its use and history, and a grid of its most interesting typographic variations. Who knew, for example, that the ampersand was once a letter in the alphabet?  Read more...


 
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Overview

Glyph is a look into the representations of marks and glyphs in the Latin alphabet. From & to } to *, each mark has a brief explanation of its use and history, and a grid of its most interesting typographic variations. Who knew, for example, that the ampersand was once a letter in the alphabet?

A strikingly designed and packaged book featuring hard-cut greyboard edges and liberal use of neon throughout, this book will be of great appeal to linguists, typographers and design-afficionados alike.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781908714282
  • ISBN-10: 190871428X
  • Publisher: Cicada Books
  • Publish Date: November 2015
  • Page Count: 112
  • Dimensions: 7 x 4.8 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.5 pounds


Related Categories

Books > Design > Graphic Arts - Typography
Books > Design > Reference
Books > Language Arts & Disciplines > Alphabets & Writing Systems

 
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