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Typography for the people

Daniel Bellon

Typography for the people

hand-painted signs from around the world

by Daniel Bellon

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  • 18 Currently reading

Published by HOW Books in Cincinnati, Ohio .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Signs and signboards -- Lettering,
  • Painted signs and signboards

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementDaniel Bellon and Klaus Bellon.
    ContributionsBellon, Klaus.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNK3630.3.S54 B45 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24080928M
    ISBN 109781600614644
    LC Control Number2010006736
    OCLC/WorldCa430056230


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