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In the Library
Typography, Referenced
Typographic Universe
NK1510.H444 2014
Type Player. 3 : type as experiment, type as image
N8219.L4 T972 2015
Typography sketchbooks
Z246.H445 2011
Fundamentals of Typography
Z246 .A555 2006
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Typography / Type-founding Bibliography
Adobe Type Library. 2012. Berkeley, Calif. : Peachpit Press.

Branding Typography : Elegant, Retro, Handwritten, Experimental, Minimal 2013. Berkeley, Calif. : Gingko Press.

FUSE 1-20 from Invention to Antimatter : Twenty Years of FUSE 2012. Koln : Taschen.

I Love Bodoni . 2011. Hong Kong : Viction:ary : Viction:workshop Ltd.

Typography Today. 2009. Shenzhen, China : Artpower International.

Typoholic A to Z. Typoholic Font to Form. 2012. Hong Kong : Viction:workshop.

Ambrose, Gavin. 2006. Fundamentals of Typography. Lausanne : New York : AVA Academia ; Distributed by Watson-Guptill,.

Bartram, Alan,. 2005. Futurist Typography and the Liberated Text. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press.

Bartram, Alan. 2004. Bauhaus, Modernism, and the Illustrated Book. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press.

Blackwell, Lewis, Lewis Blackwell, and Twentieth-century type. 2004. 20th-Century Type. New & rev. ed. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press.

Bruckner, D. J. R. and Frederic W. Goudy. 1990. Frederic Goudy. Masters of American Design; Variation: Masters of American Design. New York: Documents of American Design : H.N. Abrams.

Burgess, Paul,. 2012. Design/type : A Seductive Collection of Alluring Type Designs. Beverly, MA : Rockport Publishers.

Dair, Carl. 1967. Design with Type. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

Dodd, Robin. 2006. From Gutenberg to Opentype : An Illustrated History of Type from the Earliest Letterforms to the Latest Digital Fonts. Vancouver: Hartley & Marks.

Felton, Paul. 2006. The Ten Commandments of Typography : Type Heresy. London ; New York : Merrell.

Garfield, Simon. 2011. Just My Type : A Book about Fonts. New York, New York: Gotham Books.

Gottschall, Edward M. and Aaron Burns. 1989. Typographic Communications Today. 1st MIT Press ed. New York, NY; Cambridge, Mass: International Typeface Co; MIT Press.

Haley, Allan. 2012. Typography, Referenced : A Comprehensive Visual Guide to the Language, History, and Practice of Typography. Beverly, MA: Rockport Publishers.

Haller, Lynn,. 1999. Type. Cincinnati, Ohio : North Light Books.

Hardisty, J. Namdev. 2010. Function, Restraint, and Subversion in Typography. New York : Princeton Architectural Press,.

Harkins, Michael. "Using Type." Lausanne, Switzerland : AVA Academia ; La Vergne, TN : Distributed in the USA & Canada by Ingram Publisher Services, .

Heller, Steven. 2012. New Modernist Type. New York : Thames & Hudson.

Heller, Steven. 2011. Typography Sketchbooks. New York : Princeton Architectural Press.

Heller, Steven. "The Education of a Typographer." Allworth Press.

Heller, Steven and Gail Anderson. 2010. New Ornamental Type : Decorative Lettering in the Digital Age. New York: Thames & Hudson.

Heller, Steven and Louise Fili. 1999. Typology : Type Design from the Victorian Era to the Digital Age. San Francisco: Chronicle Books.

Heller, Steven and Philip B. Meggs. 2001. Texts on Type : Critical Writings on Typography. New York: Allworth Press.

Houston, Keith. 2013. Shady Characters : The Secret Life of Punctuation, Symbols, & Other Typographical Marks. First edition ed. New York ; London: W.W. Norton & Company.

Hustwit, Gary, Shelby Siegel, Luke Geissbühler, and Brian Betancourt. 2007. Helvetica

Jubert, Roxane. 2006. Typography and Graphic Design : From Antiquity to the Present. Paris : Flammarion.

Jury, David. 2006. What is Typography?. Mies ; Hove : RotoVision.

King, Emily. 2005. Robert Brownjohn Sex and Typography : 1925-1970, Life and Work. New York : Princeton Architectural Press.

Lawson, Alexander S. 1990. Anatomy of a Typeface. 1st ed. Boston: Godine.

Longyear, William. 1966. Type & Lettering. 4th ed., rev. and enl ed. New York: Watson-Guptill Publications.

Loxley, Simon. "Type the Secret History of Letters." London ; New York : I.B. Tauris.

Lupton, Ellen. 2010. Thinking with Type : A Critical Guide for Designers, Writers, Editors, & Students. 2nd rev. and expanded ed. New York: Princeton Architectural Press.

Malsy, Victor, Lars Müller, Axel Langer, and Indra Kupferschmid. 2009. Helvetica forever: story of a typeface. Baden, Switzerland: Lars Müller. 

McLean, Ruari. 1995. Typographers on Type : An Illustrated Anthology from William Morris to the Present Day. 1st American ed. New York: Norton.

Morison, Stanley and Kenneth Day. 1963. The Typographic Book, 1450-1935 : A Study of Fine Typography through Five Centuries, Exhibited in Upwards of Three Hundred and Fifty Title and Text Pages Drawn from Presses Working in the European Tradition. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Pao, Imin and Joshua Berger. 2006. 30 Essential Typefaces for a Lifetime. Gloucester, Mass; Hove: Rockport; RotoVision, distributor.

Scher, Paula. 2002. Make it bigger. New York: Princeton Architectural Press.

Scher, Paula. 2011. Paula Scher: maps : paintings, installations, drawings and prints. New York: Princeton Architectural Press.

Spiekermann, Erik and E. M. Ginger. 2003. Stop Stealing Sheep & Find Out how Type Works. 2nd ed. Berkeley, Calif: Adobe Press.

Tinker, Miles A. 1963. Legibility of Print. Ames: Iowa State University Press.

TwoPoints.Net, and editor. 2012.I Love Franklin Gothic. I Love Type Series; v. 6; Variation: I Love Type Series ; v. 6. North Point, Hong Kong: Viction:ary.

White, Alex. 2007. Advertising Design and Typography. New York : Allworth Press.

Zapf, Hermann. 1970. About Alphabets; some Marginal Notes on Type Design. Uniform Title: Alphabetgeschichten. English. Rev. ed. Cambridge: M.I.T. Press.

-------------. 1987. Hermann Zapf & His Design Philosophy : Selected Articles and Lectures on Calligraphy and Contemporary Developments in Type Design, with Illustrations and Bibliographical Notes, and a Complete List of His Typefaces. Chicago: Society of Typographic Arts.

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