Item #15691 Five Hundred Years of Book Design. Alan Bartram.
Five Hundred Years of Book Design
Five Hundred Years of Book Design
Five Hundred Years of Book Design
Five Hundred Years of Book Design

Five Hundred Years of Book Design

New Haven: Yale University Press, 2001. First Edition, First Printing. [American]. Fine Hardcover in a Fine Dust Jacket.

No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. 12.25 inches tall by 7 inches; 190 pages with an index. Illustrated with b/w prints.

New / New. Item #15691

In this illustrated volume, Alan Bartram, a distinguished book designer and typographer, answers many of these questions and provides his personal view of some of the successes and failures of his predecessors.

He looks with fresh eyes at a varied range of books published in western Europe and America in the last half-millennium, concerning himself in particular with readability, function, and clarification of meaning.

Price: $35.00