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Letterletter

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This iconoclastic collection of essays on typography, writing and life is the work of Gerrit Noordzij, a master calligrapher and teacher of lettering and type design at The Hague. Letterletter opens up whole new perspectives on not just the world of letterforms but on the world and the written word, in general. Occasionally cranky, always well-written and insightful, Lette ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published January 23rd 2001 by Hartley and Marks Publishers (first published November 27th 2000)
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Gerrit Noordzij (Rotterdam, 1931) begon zijn loopbaan als grafisch ontwerper en als boekbindersleerling. In zijn vrije tijd maakt hij letters. Hij ontwerpt boeken voor tientallen uitgeverijen, sinds 1978 voornamelijk voor uitgeverij Van Oorschot. Verder heeft hij de acte van troonsafstand door Koningin Juliana en de trouwacte voor prinses Beatrix ontworpen, talloze affiches, postzegels en munten e ...more
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