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Selected Essays on the History of Letterforms in Manuscript and Print

Stanley Morison

Selected Essays on the History of Letterforms in Manuscript and Print

by Stanley Morison

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Publishing industry,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines / Publishing

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsDavid McKitterick (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages448
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7733518M
    ISBN 100521223385
    ISBN 109780521223386

    For example, in the authoritative Cambridge History of the Book in Britain Volume IV to () the editor of the volume John Barnard states on p. 9: "John Minsheu's multilingual dictionary, Ductor in linguas (made up of folio pages using Greek, Anglo-Saxon and Hebrew characters as well as roman, black lettter and italic) on which. x 11 ins. Calligraphic print in several colors, numbered 2/25, signed and dated. § Thomas Ingmire (San Francisco) was the first American to be elected a Fellow of the prestigious Society of Scribes and Illuminators, London.

    An online variorum of the works of Rabindranath Tagore, containing nearly all of his writings in Bengali and English, in all their versions, from manuscript to print. Features include text files of the works, collation software, a search engine, a checklist and bibliography of all Tagore’s manuscripts and works.   Documents for the History of Type and Letterforms 22 June, Fallen and Threaded Types. history of; book collecting Manuscript culture Manuscript culture: patronage Manuscripts: codicology Studies in Print Culture and the History of the Book Authors Sabrina Alcorn Baron, Eric N. Lindquist, Eleanor F. Shevlin.

    Colines and Robert Estienne" in Book History 8 (): roman were based on letterforms from several sources including the Rubeus, Jenson, and other romans.7 Thus, both romans differed Selected Essays on the History of Letter forms in Manuscript and Print, 2 vols., David McKitterick, ed. (Cambridge. Selected essays on the history of letterforms in manuscript and print (Paperback reissue, digitally printed version ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. pp. – Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. pp. –


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Selected Essays on the History of Letterforms in Manuscript and Print by Stanley Morison Download PDF EPUB FB2

The collection, first published inspans a period of forty years. It includes essays on letter-forms in manuscript and in print, beginning with those published in The Flueron in the s, on typefaces in sixteenth-century Italy, on the development of Latin script, on the history of learned presses and on the typography of newspapers.4/5(1).

These two volumes bring together the majority of Stanley Morison's most lasting essays. Many of them, pioneering in their day, are now classics in their field. The collection, first published inspans a period of forty years and includes essays on letter-forms in manuscript and in print.

Selected essays on the history of letter-forms in manuscript and print Item Preview remove-circle Selected essays on the history of letter-forms in manuscript and print by Morison, Stanley, ; Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English Volume Vol 2.

Includes index :   Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Selected essays on the history of letter-forms in manuscript and print, VOLUME 2 by Stanley Morison,Cambridge University Press edition, in EnglishPages: Selected Essays Ont the History of Letter-forms in Manuscript and Print.

Stanley Morison. Cambridge University Press, - pages. 0 Reviews. Preview this book. Morison (Stanley). Selected Essays on the History of Letter-Forms in Manuscript and Print, 2 volumes, 1st edition,Cambridge University Press, numerous black & white facsimile illustrations, uniform original cloth in dust jackets & slipcase, spine lightly rubbed, large 4to, together with Chaucer (Geoffrey), The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer, a facsimile of the.

Selected Essays on the History of Letter-forms in Manuscript and Print 2 Volume Set by Stanley Morison, David McKitterick (Editor) starting at $ Selected Essays on the History of Letter-forms in Manuscript and Print 2 Volume Set has 1 available editions to. Letterforms, Typographical and Scriptorial (, typography) Politics and Script (, typography) Selected Essays on the History of Letterforms in Manuscript and Printing (, essays, ed.

David McKitterick)Born: Humanist minuscule is a handwriting or style of script that was invented in secular circles in Italy, at the beginning of the fifteenth century. " Few periods in Western history have produced writing of such great beauty", observes the art historian Millard Meiss.

The new hand was based on Carolingian minuscule, which Renaissance humanists, obsessed with the revival of antiquity. Janson is the name given to a set of old-style serif typefaces from the Dutch Baroque period, and modern revivals from the twentieth century. [1] [2] [3] Janson is a crisp, relatively high-contrast serif design, most popular for body ry: Serif.

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Updike Set Standard of Great Craftsmanship”. In the. Times New Roman is a serif typeface designed for use in body was commissioned by the British newspaper The Times in and conceived by Stanley Morison, the artistic adviser to the British branch of the printing equipment company Monotype, in collaboration with Victor Lardent, a lettering artist in the Times' advertising department.

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Selected Essays on the History of Letter-Forms in Manuscript and Print Morison, Stanley Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2 vols.

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History of the Book in Canada: Beginnings to Volume 1 of History of the Book in Canada, Patricia Fleming. Editors Patricia Fleming, Gilles Gallichan, Yvan Lamonde. Contributor History of the Book in Canada Project. Edition illustrated. Publisher University of Toronto Press, ISBN .

BOOK: HISTORY: PRINTING PRESS: HISTORY: PRINTING: HISTORY: BIBLIOGRAPHIES: WEBLIOGRAPHIES: MEDIA LITERACY: The History of the Printing Press and The Book: A. Contents of Printing History (Original Series) This consolidated table of contents to Printing History O.S. contains authors (or reviewers) and titles.

(The consolidated table of contents for Printing History New Series is here.) References are made to whole issue number and pages. About On_Culture. On_Culture is an Open Access refereed journal focusing on conceptual and methodological approaches to the study of culture.

It publishes original scholarly _Articles and _Essays biannually as well as _Perspectives in a wide range of genres and media formats and on a rolling basis.

The journal strives to create a dynamic online knowledge base among scholars. The Book History Colloquium at Columbia University, open to any discipline, aims to provide a broad outlet for the scholarly discussion of book history, print culture, the book arts, and bibliographical research, and (ideally) the promotion of research and publication in these fields.In typography, italic type is a cursive font based on a stylized form of calligraphic handwriting.

Owing to the influence from calligraphy, italics normally slant slightly to the right. Italics are a way to emphasise key points in a printed text, or when quoting a speaker a way to show which words they stressed.

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