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Digital typefaces

Peter Karow

Digital typefaces

description and formats

by Peter Karow

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Published by Springer-Verlag in Berlin, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Type and type-founding -- Digital techniques.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 437-440) and index.

    StatementPeter Karow ; foreword by Hermann Zapf.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ250.7 .K37 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 448 p. :
    Number of Pages448
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1427283M
    ISBN 103540565094, 0387565094
    LC Control Number93038414


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