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Display typefaces by Mergenthaler, Linotype, Stempel, Haas.

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Published by s.n. in [S.l .
Written in English


  • Phototypesetting -- Specimens.,
  • Display type -- Specimens.

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Edition Notes

Statement[produced by] Mergenthaler, Linotype, Stempel, Haas.
ContributionsBattipaglia, Leonard.
LC ClassificationsTR1010 .M47 1977b
The Physical Object
Pagination[306] p. ;
Number of Pages306
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3139574M
LC Control Number82466675

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Display typefaces are heavy in size and are usually used in big words, such as headlines, posters, slogans, badges and book jackets, while text fonts are used in body text. The display fonts increase readability and aims to attract the attention of the audience. The most common examples of display t /5(15). Aug 30,  · No, it’s far better for amateurs to use display typefaces when it comes to their book covers. To help out, here are 5 typefaces, some of them free, that you can experiment with on your book covers. 5 Great Fonts for Your Book Cover. To get you started, I’ve collected 5 . Browse the commercial free fonts classified as display. About Font Squirrel. Font Squirrel is your best resource for FREE, hand-picked, high-quality, commercial-use fonts. Home Fonts Display typefacesPage 2 Showing 19–36 of 38 results Default sorting Sort by popularity Sort by average rating Sort by latest Sort by price: low to high Sort by price: high to low.

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