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perspective on type and typography.

Jan van Krimpen

perspective on type and typography.

by Jan van Krimpen

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Published by Gallery 303 in [New York] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

"Three hundred copies of this essay, first printed in PaGA [Printing and Graphic Arts] vii, 1959, have been reprinted for Gallery 303 at the Stinehour Press for the Heritage of the Graphic Arts lecture on Jan van Krimpen by John Dreyfus, 24 October 1965".

ContributionsDreyfus, John.
The Physical Object
Pagination[20]p. ;
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21361997M

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