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A B Cs of Typography

A B Cs of Typography

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Published by Art Direction Book Co .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Printing, Practical,
  • Type and type-founding,
  • Type-setting

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10447429M
    ISBN 100317148192
    ISBN 109780317148190
    OCLC/WorldCa234281763


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