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Typography for students.

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Published by Macdonald & Evans in London .
Written in English


  • Graphic design (Typography)

Book details:

LC ClassificationsZ244 .S52
The Physical Object
Pagination223 p.
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6244421M
LC Control Number58004621

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