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The Resource Just my type : a book about fonts, Simon Garfield

Just my type : a book about fonts, Simon Garfield

Label
Just my type : a book about fonts
Title
Just my type
Title remainder
a book about fonts
Statement of responsibility
Simon Garfield
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A romp through the history of fonts and the lives of the great typographers, revealing the extent to which fonts are not only shaped by but also define the world in which we live
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Garfield, Simon
Dewey number
686.224
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
Z250
LC item number
.G228 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Type and type-founding
  • Graphic design (Typography)
  • Type and type-founding
  • Type and type-founding
  • Type and type-founding
  • Typographers
Label
Just my type : a book about fonts, Simon Garfield
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Profile Books, 2010
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [333]-338) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : love letters -- We don't serve your type -- Capital offence ; Gill Sans -- Legibility vs readability ; Albertus -- Can a font make me popular? ; Futura v Verdana -- The hands of unlettered men ; Doves -- The ampersand's final twist -- Baskerville is dead (long live Baskerville) ; Mrs. Eaves & Mr. Eaves -- Tunnel visions -- What is it about the Swiss? ; Frutiger -- Road Akzidenz -- DIY -- What the font? -- Can a font be German, or Jewish? ; Futura -- American Scottish ; Moderns, Egyptians, and fat faces -- Gotham is go -- Pirates and clones ; Optima -- The clamour from the past ; Sabon -- Breaking the rules ; The interrobang -- The Serif of Liverpool ; Vendôme -- Fox, gloves -- The worst fonts in the world -- Just my type
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
356 p.
Isbn
9781592406524
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • ocn706017795
  • (OCoLC)706017795
Label
Just my type : a book about fonts, Simon Garfield
Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Profile Books, 2010
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [333]-338) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : love letters -- We don't serve your type -- Capital offence ; Gill Sans -- Legibility vs readability ; Albertus -- Can a font make me popular? ; Futura v Verdana -- The hands of unlettered men ; Doves -- The ampersand's final twist -- Baskerville is dead (long live Baskerville) ; Mrs. Eaves & Mr. Eaves -- Tunnel visions -- What is it about the Swiss? ; Frutiger -- Road Akzidenz -- DIY -- What the font? -- Can a font be German, or Jewish? ; Futura -- American Scottish ; Moderns, Egyptians, and fat faces -- Gotham is go -- Pirates and clones ; Optima -- The clamour from the past ; Sabon -- Breaking the rules ; The interrobang -- The Serif of Liverpool ; Vendôme -- Fox, gloves -- The worst fonts in the world -- Just my type
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
356 p.
Isbn
9781592406524
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • ocn706017795
  • (OCoLC)706017795

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