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The Visible Word

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Editor: Herbert Spencer
Publisher: Visual Communication Books
Publication: 1969, Second Edition
Binding: Hardcover, section sewn
Pages: 108
Size: 210 x 295
Text: English

(Introduction) 'Legibility research in printing is concerned with the efficiency of the visible word. So, too, is the practice of typographical design. During the past century both researchers and designers have put forward proposals for making printed letters communicate more efficiently. This report describes and illustrates some of the more significant of these proposals.

The history of legibility research spans a period of over 150 years - a period during which the techniques of printing have changed fundamentally and other media have emerged powerfully to challenge the supremacy once enjoyed by the printed word as a means of mass communication...'

Condition: Very Good. All titles are used and show shelf ware consistent with age. Light rubbing and wear to cover. Light tanning to interior pages. Please contact me for further information on condition.

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