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Helvetica: Homage to a typeface

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Editor: Lars Müller
Publisher: Lars Müller Publishers
Publication: 2002, First Edition
Binding: Perfect-bound
Pages: 256
Size: 120 x 160
Text: English

(Preface) 'This book sings the praises of this shift-worker and solo entertainer of typefaces, of its forgotten creator and all those who have contributed to its unparalleled international march of triumph over the past forty years. The designs gathered together here in honour of Helvetica have been created by superb designers and anonymous amateurs from all over the world. They present a unique panoply of this icon of modern design. Superb applications are juxtaposed with an anonymous collection of ugly, ingenious, charming, and hair-raising samples of its use. Helvetica is not only the preferred typeface of leading professionals, it is also an all-time favourite among the multitude of codes and signals and commands that enliven urban life.'

Pages are french folded and printed on both sides with "found" examples of the typeface in action, hidden on the inside of the folds.

Condition: Good. All titles are used and show shelf ware consistent with age. Slight rubbing to covers. Perforations on the folds have been separated so to reveal the ‘hidden’ content. Please contact me for further information on condition.

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