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    Scripts: Elegant Lettering from Design's Golden Age (Paperback) By (author) Steven Heller, By (author) Louise Fili

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    DescriptionFrom wedding announcements to IOUs, there are hundreds perhaps thousands of scripts, some classic, others eccentric. Derived from handwriting, these are typefaces that are stylized to suggest, imply or symbolize certain traits linked to writing. Drawn from the Golden Age of scripts, from the 19th to the mid-20th century, this is the first compilation of popular, rare and forgotten scripts from Britain, Italy, France, Germany and the USA. This title is filled with examples from a broad spectrum of sources advertising, street signs, invitations, type-specimen books and personal letters. This collection is a delightful trove of long-overlooked material, and will be an invaluable sourcebook for anyone with an interest in graphic design.


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    Title
    Scripts
    Subtitle
    Elegant Lettering from Design's Golden Age
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Steven Heller, By (author) Louise Fili
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 352
    Width: 175 mm
    Height: 245 mm
    Thickness: 34 mm
    Weight: 1,220 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780500290392
    ISBN 10: 0500290393
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25860
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T General Subject: 140
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ART
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    LC subject heading: ,
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.3
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Ingram Subject Code: AT
    Libri: I-AT
    BIC subject category V2: AKD
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 686.224
    B&T Approval Code: A28441800
    BISAC V2.8: DES007050
    DC22: 745.6/10903
    LC subject heading: , ,
    DC23: 741.6
    LC classification: NK3620 .H45 2012
    Ingram Theme: ASPT/ARTAS
    Thema V1.0: AKD
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Illustrations note
    275 illustrations, 254 in colour
    Publisher
    Thames & Hudson Ltd
    Imprint name
    Thames & Hudson Ltd
    Publication date
    12 November 2012
    Publication City/Country
    London