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An Essay On Typography

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SKU 9780141393568

Eric Gill's opinionated manifesto on typography argues that 'a good piece of lettering is as beautiful a thing to see as any sculpture or painted picture'. This essay explores the place of typography in culture and is also a moral treatise celebrating the role of craftsmanship in an industrial age. Gill, a sculptor, engraver, printmaker and creator of many classic typefaces that can be seen around us today, fused art, history and polemic in a visionary work which has been hugely influential on modern graphic design.

Paperback: 144 Pages 
Product Dimensions: 111 x 181 mm
ISBN: 9780141393568

Published by Penguin Books