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Notes on Book Design (Derek Birdsall)

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Editor(s): Derek Birsdsall
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication: 2004, First Edition
Binding: Case-bound
Pages: 236
Size: 250 x 305mm
Text: English
Feature(s): Personal copy of Michael Wolff

'Derek Birdsall has been described as the doyen of British book designers. He studied typography at Central School (now Central Saint Martins) under Anthony Froshaug, from which he 'learned to love type and the feeling of privilege in placing it on the page, wherever it was happiest and made most sense.' This practical, inspirational and educational book distills a lifetime's experience in designing books, and presents and discusses nearly fifty books he has designed, showing 360 spreads and covers, all in their original colours and to scale.'

Condition: Very Good. All titles are used and show light shelf ware consistent with age. Slight rubbing/tanning to covers. Personal pen/gift inscription to first end page. Please contact me for further information on condition.

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