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Typography papers 7

  • ISBN


  • extent

    152 pp

  • binding

    sewn paperback

  • dimensions

    297 x 210 mm

  • illustrations

    b&w + colour pictures

This occasional, book-length work is edited and produced at the Department of Typography, University of Reading, and is now published by Hyphen Press. It publishes extended articles on its subject, exploring topics to the length to which they want to go. Its scope is broad and international, its treatment – serious and lively.

Articles from Typography papers 7 are available as pdf files, free to download here


Hendrik D. L. Vervliet:
The young Garamont: roman types made in Paris from 1530 to 1540

Justin Howes:
Extreme type: progress, ‘perfectibility’ and letter design in eighteenth-century Europe

Eric Kindel:
The ‘Plaque Découpée Universelle’: a geometric sanserif in 1870s Paris

Sue Walker:
Letterforms for handwriting and reading: print script and sanserifs in early twentieth-century England

Linda Reynolds:
The Graphic Information Research Unit: a pioneer of typographic research

Giovanni Lussu:
The form of language