The Elements of Typographic Style

The Elements of Typographic Style

Book - 2008
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Renowned typographer and poet Robert Bringhurst brings clarity to the art of typography with this masterful style guide. Combining practical, theoretical, and historical, this book is a must for graphic artists, editors, or anyone working with the printed page using digital or traditional methods.

Having established itself as a standard in its field The Elements of Typographic Style is house manual at most American university presses, a standard university text, and a reference work in studios of designers around the world. It has been translated into italian and greek, and dutch.
Publisher: Point Roberts, WA : Hartley & Marks, Publishers c2008
Characteristics: 382 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Edition: 3rd ed. (version 3.2)
ISBN: 0881792063 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Call Number: 686.224 BRINGHURST


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Feb 11, 2011

I'm surprised that more copies of the most recent edition are not available.

This book opened my eyes to aspects of the typographic artform and business alike that I'd not previously considered, and served as a good reminder of several earlier lessons besides.

A good choice.


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