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Letterletter : An Inconsistent Collection of Tentative Theories That Do Not Claim Any Other Authority Than That of Common Sense

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This iconoclastic collection of essays on typography, writing and life is the work of calligrapher, type designer and teacher of lettering and design, Gerrit Noordzij. Originally a series of 15 issues of a sporadic journal, the articles form a contribution to the literature of type. The letters are intended to open up new perspectives on the "science of art and the art of science" and the work is intended for all those who care about the written word. Essays include: "Writing as Shape"; "The Increase of Illiteracy"; "The Dimensions of the Mental Image and its Origin"; "The Nature of Writing"; "The Truth About the Serif"; and "Techniques of Engraved Lettering".

Item details

Author(s):
Noordzij, Gerrit
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2001
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
088179175X
ISBN-13:
9780881791754
Number of pages:
160
Publisher:
Hartley & Marks
Title:
Letterletter : An Inconsistent Collection of Tentative Theories That Do Not Claim Any Other Authority Than That of Common Sense

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This iconoclastic collection of essays on typography, writing and life is the work of calligrapher, type designer and teacher of lettering and design, Gerrit Noordzij. Originally a series of 15 issues of a sporadic journal, the articles form a contribution to the literature of type. The letters are intended to open up new perspectives on the "science of art and the art of science" and the work is intended for all those who care about the written word. Essays include: "Writing as Shape"; "The Increase of Illiteracy"; "The Dimensions of the Mental Image and its Origin"; "The Nature of Writing"; "The Truth About the Serif"; and "Techniques of Engraved Lettering".

Author(s):
Noordzij, Gerrit
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2001
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
088179175X
ISBN-13:
9780881791754
Number of pages:
160
Publisher:
Hartley & Marks
Title:
Letterletter : An Inconsistent Collection of Tentative Theories That Do Not Claim Any Other Authority Than That of Common Sense

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