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Pacioli's Classic Roman Alphabet
     

Pacioli's Classic Roman Alphabet

by Stanley Morison, Elmer Hader (Illustrator)
 
Fra Luca de Pacioli was a late 15th-century Franciscan friar who published the first serious treatise on the true shapes and proportions of classical Roman letters. This edition of Pacioli's alphabet has been painstakingly reproduced from a rare, limited edition of 397 copies prepared by Stanley Morison, distinguished typographer and scholar. It includes 23 alphabet

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Fra Luca de Pacioli was a late 15th-century Franciscan friar who published the first serious treatise on the true shapes and proportions of classical Roman letters. This edition of Pacioli's alphabet has been painstakingly reproduced from a rare, limited edition of 397 copies prepared by Stanley Morison, distinguished typographer and scholar. It includes 23 alphabet letters, complete alphabets by Tagliente and Palatino, more. Bibliography.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486279794
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
03/28/1994
Series:
Dover Little Activity Bks.
Pages:
105
Product dimensions:
8.05(w) x 10.89(h) x 0.33(d)

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