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The Resource Palatino : the natural history of a typeface, Robert Bringhurst

Palatino : the natural history of a typeface, Robert Bringhurst

Label
Palatino : the natural history of a typeface
Title
Palatino
Title remainder
the natural history of a typeface
Statement of responsibility
Robert Bringhurst
Title variation
Natural history of a typeface
Creator
Contributor
Author
Issuing body
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Provides a detailed ... history of the evolution of all members of the Palatino tribe: Foundry Palatino, Linotype Palatino, Michelangelo, Sistina, Aldus, Heraklit, Phidias, American Palatino, Enge Aldus, Linofilm Palatino, Zapf Renaissance, PostScript Palatino, Palatino Nova, Aldus Nova, and Palatino Sans. It includes new specimens of the foundry and Linotype faces printed by hand directly from the metal, as well as hundreds of color illustrations documenting the artistry and care expended in creating these components of our typographic heritage."--Publisher's website
Member of
Cataloging source
CFS
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
Z250
LC item number
.B75 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Publication / The Book Club of California
Series volume
no. 235
Label
Palatino : the natural history of a typeface, Robert Bringhurst
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "This book was designed and (except for the letterpress pages) set in type by Robert Bringhurst. ... There are three hundred copies, each numbered and signed by the author, and an additional twenty-five copies hors de commerce, lettered B-Z."--Colophon
  • Inserts: Each copy contains two additional specimens of printed letterpress by Richard Seibert - one from polymer plates, the other from handset Heraklit loaned for this purpose by Norman McKnight
Accompanying material
2 pamphlets.
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-288) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The measurement and nomenclature of printing type -- I. From Medici to Michaelangelo -- II. Haraklit, Aldus, and American Palatino -- III. The retreat to two dimensions -- IV. Lyricism reborn -- V. Digital linotype -- VI. Aldus Nova and Palatino Nova -- VII. Palatino Unserifed -- VIII. The ecology of letterforms -- Appendix
Dimensions
24 cm, in slipcase (25 cm) +
Extent
292, [4] pages
Immediate source of acquisition
Nina Schneider,
Isbn
9780981959788
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
  • Clark Library copy: numbered 175; signed by the author. Gift of Nina Schneider, 2016.
  • Spec. Coll. copy is number 109; signed by the author in pencil below colophon. Purchase, Book Club of California, 2016.
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)951065960
  • ucoclc951065960
Label
Palatino : the natural history of a typeface, Robert Bringhurst
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "This book was designed and (except for the letterpress pages) set in type by Robert Bringhurst. ... There are three hundred copies, each numbered and signed by the author, and an additional twenty-five copies hors de commerce, lettered B-Z."--Colophon
  • Inserts: Each copy contains two additional specimens of printed letterpress by Richard Seibert - one from polymer plates, the other from handset Heraklit loaned for this purpose by Norman McKnight
Accompanying material
2 pamphlets.
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-288) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The measurement and nomenclature of printing type -- I. From Medici to Michaelangelo -- II. Haraklit, Aldus, and American Palatino -- III. The retreat to two dimensions -- IV. Lyricism reborn -- V. Digital linotype -- VI. Aldus Nova and Palatino Nova -- VII. Palatino Unserifed -- VIII. The ecology of letterforms -- Appendix
Dimensions
24 cm, in slipcase (25 cm) +
Extent
292, [4] pages
Immediate source of acquisition
Nina Schneider,
Isbn
9780981959788
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
  • Clark Library copy: numbered 175; signed by the author. Gift of Nina Schneider, 2016.
  • Spec. Coll. copy is number 109; signed by the author in pencil below colophon. Purchase, Book Club of California, 2016.
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)951065960
  • ucoclc951065960

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