On Stone: The Art and Use of Typography on the Personal Computer

By: Sumner Stone

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FIRST EDITION, first printing, stated. Designed by Brian Wu, Foreword by Jack W. Stauffacher. 4to. 13 1/4 x 10 1/4 inches. 112 pp. Illustrated throughout in black-and-white including numerous type face specimens; text clean, un-marked. Blind-stamped red cloth, gilt spine, dust-jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight, jacket price clipped. Near Fine. "From 1984 to 1990 Sumner Stone was director of typography at Adobe Systems, whose development of computer-based type fonts combined with its PostScript language and software to revolutionize the potential of desktop publishing. From this vantage point Stone was in a unique position to observe, and contribute to, the dizzying advances in technology that transformed the tradition-bound history and practice of typography from the specialty of the few to the tool of the many." From the jacket flap.

Title: On Stone: The Art and Use of Typography on the Personal Computer

Author Name: Sumner Stone

Categories: Typography,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: San Francisco, Bedford Arts, Publishers: 1991

ISBN Number: 0938491415

ISBN Number 13: 9780938491415

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Used: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: JC4P-137

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