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Typography, Referenced: A Comprehensive Visual Guide to the Language, History, and Practice of Typography

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Typography, Referenced was named to the 2013 Outstanding Reference Sources List, an annual handpicked list from the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA, a division of the American Library Association) of the most noteworthy reference titles published in 2012.

Typography, Referenced
is the single most comprehensive volume covering every aspect of typography that an
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Hardcover, 400 pages
Published February 1st 2012 by Rockport Publishers (first published January 1st 2012)
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Frank
Dec 08, 2015 Frank rated it liked it
Typography Referenced: A Comprehensive Visual Guide is sheer eye candy for typeface aficionados such as myself.

The quality of reproduction, breadth of variety and creativity of the included designs is first-rate. The team who put this book together are knowledgeable, in touch with the current scene, and in love with their subject.

The obligatory 'typefaces and specimens' chapter is appropriately modest and thankfully does not overwhelm the rest of the book.

I was introduced to several excellent de
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Jul 06, 2013 Marquis Kurt rated it it was amazing
Font lovers: watch out! This collective library of fonts and such was truly outstanding. The authors outdid themselves with explaining everything from what a font is to the ones who create and publish fonts everyday. Overall, this book went down right to the serif (ha-ha).
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Winner of the 2013 Outstanding Reference Sources Award.

For the complete list of 2013 Outstanding Reference Sources please go to the RUSA Awards page.
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Very informative, a good starting point to look into typography as a practise.
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