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  1. The Visual History of Type is a comprehensive, detailed survey of the major typefaces produced since the advent of printing with movable type in the mid-fifteenth century to the present day. Arranged chronologically to provide context, more than 320 typefaces are displayed in the form of their original type specimens or earliest printing. Each entry is supported by a brief history and description of defining characteristics of the typeface. This book will be the definitive publication in its field, appealing to graphic designers, educators, historians, and design students. It will also be a significant resource for professional type designers and students of type.

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  2. The Visual History of Type is a comprehensive, detailed survey of the major typefaces produced since the advent of printing with movable type in the mid-fifteenth century to the present day. Arranged chronologically to provide context, more than 320 typefaces are displayed in the form of their original type specimens or earliest printing. Each entry is supported by a brief history and description of key characteristics of the typeface. This book will be the definitive publication in its field, appealing to graphic designers, educators, historians and design students. It will also be a significant resource for professional type designers and students of type.

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  1. The Visual History of Type is a comprehensive, detailed survey of the major typefaces produced since the advent of printing with movable type in the mid-fifteenth century to the present day. Arranged chronologically to provide context, more than 320 typefaces are displayed in the form of their original type specimens or earliest printing. Each entry is supported by a brief history and description of key characteristics of the typeface. This book will be the definitive publication in its field, appealing to graphic designers, educators, historians and design students. It will also be a significant resource for professional type designers and students of type.

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  2. Free Delivery Worldwide : The Visual History of Type : Hardback : Laurence King Publishing : 9781780679761 : 1780679769 : 26 Sep 2017 : Visual History of Type is a complete visual survey of the history of type showing the original typefaces in the forms in which their designers intended them to be seen

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  3. Dark Crystal: The Ultimate Visual History is the definitive collection of rare artwork, interviews, and on-set photos from the beloved Jim Henson fantasy classic.A true masterpiece brought to life by the ingenious puppetry and peerless storytelling of Jim Henson, Dark Crystal is revered by an entire generation of fans. For the first time, this deluxe and highly comprehensive book tells the complete story of this deeply personal Henson project, highlighting the unique creative journey and groundbreaking techniques that brought the film to the screen. Drawing from unseen archive interviews with Jim Henson and new interviews with the film’s behind-the-scenes creative team, Dark Crystal: The Ultimate Visual History leaves no stone unturned in chronicling the entire production, from the initial concept based on themes close to Henson’s heart to the ingenious conceptual design, puppet construction, and logistics of the shoot itself. The book also delves into the wider world of Dark Crystal, exploring the creation of comics, novels, and other official projects inspired by the film.This deluxe coffee-table book contains an in-depth look at the day-to-day production of the film and showcases a huge range of incredible visuals, including candid set photography, previously unseen concept art, storyboards, production notes, and more. The book also features a plethora of amazing removable items, such as script pages, notes and sketches from Henson, and other unique treasures. Definitive, enthralling, and revelatory, Dark Crystal: The Ultimate Visual History is the last word on an enduring modern classic and the book that fans of the film have been waiting for.

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  4. This visual encyclopedia for children is packed with all types of transport, including cars, motorbikes, trains, aeroplanes, ships, and even space rockets. Cars, Trains, Ships and Planes shows exciting vehicles that float, fly or speed across the land, including the record breakers – the fastest, largest, longest and most expensive modes of transportation ever to zoom, sail or soar. Explore over 1,000 different vehicles and discover fun facts and figures. This kids encyclopedia shows and tells the history of all modes of transportation, from the first wheel to racing cars, from hot air balloons to supersonic aircraft, and diggers, steam trains and war ships in between. If you are looking for vehicle books for children, Cars, Trains, Ships and Planes is the perfect gift for young transport enthusiasts, and their parents too.

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  5. The definitive visual history of the tractor The complete history of farm machinery, from steam and vintage tractors to the latest combine harvesters is showcased in this lavishly illustrated volume. Packed with images and tractor data on more than 200 iconic machines, The Tractor Book explores the entire range of tractors and farming machines from around the world, such as Fordson Model F and Massey-Harris GP. Histories of famous marques, such as John Deere and Massey Ferguson, sit alongside immersive visual tours of celebrated machines. The Tractor Book covers how tractors work, their history, major marques and catalogues tractors from every era making this a must-have for anyone fascinating by these extraordinary machines.

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  6. Classical music or rock music, everyone has their favourite musical style, but why did jazz go Latin, or blues influence rock? Find out in the story of music from prehistory to the present day. Music is a visual history of music – the most unifying art form in the world. Every musical revolution from bone flutes to electronica and from jazz to hip-hop is charted in this visually stunning music history. Key musical innovators including Mozart, Louise Armstrong, and Elvis are profiled with biographies that detail their lives and works. Every development from baroque to rock and roll is covered. Music also includes illustrated histories of the most popular instruments, from the guitar to the piano, and listening suggestions for each musical genre. Whether you are young or old, into pop music or opera, Music will hit the right note with you.

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  7. This lavish coffee-table book traces the history of photography from the first black and white images to celebrated examples of 21st-century digital photography. Photography celebrates the most iconic photographs of the past 200 years and includes more than 50 biographies of the most famous photographers, explaining how they pushed the bounds of the medium. It also shows the extraordinary cameras that photographers experimented with, from the daguerreotype to the latest camera phones. Charting the influence of social and cultural change, as well as the impact of science and technology, this beautiful book follows the history of photographs from the first grainy attempts at portait and landscape photography to gritty photojournalism, street photography, and digital photography, with special features delving into the stories behind photographic images that changed how people saw the world. Packed with information and full of inspiration, Photography is the perfect photography book for budding photographers, seasoned professionals, and anyone with an interest in the fascinating story of photography.

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  8. Free Delivery Worldwide : Military Aircraft Visual Encylopedia : Paperback : Amber Books Ltd : 9781906626716 : 1906626715 : 09 May 2013 : The history of aviation is full of striking and unusual designs, from the biplanes and triplanes of World War I, through the giant bombers and streamlined fighters of World War II to the stealthy shapes and unusual configurations of modern military aircraft like the Northrop Grumman B-2 and V-22 Osprey. Military Aircraft Visual Encyclopedia provides a fascinating guide to every major military aircraft type ever flown, all illustrated with a profile artwork, accompanied by brief details and specifications...

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  9. An action-packed ride through the history of aircraft The Aircraft Book is all about the men, machines, and landmark technology behind the most iconic aircraft from the Supermarine Spitfire to the Concorde. Featuring over 1,000 of the greatest military and commercial aircraft in the world, this is an amazing visual guide tracing their evolution over the past 10 decades. A captivating, international view of aircraft through time from Germany’s Zeppelins to the USA’s ‘Blackbird’ with histories of how famous marques like Boeing and Lockheed came to be household names. Plus, go on a virtual tour inside the engines of some of the legendary planes to see just what powers their performance. The Aircraft Book is essential for aviation buffs, covering the enduring impact that aircraft has on society as an object of curiosity, a symbol of luxury, and an essential weapon of war.

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  10. A stunning visual history of the American Civil War Visually arresting and comprehensive, The American Civil War comes fully reviewed and updated, covering the history, causes and consequences of the conflict, providing eyewitness accounts by soldiers and civilians, key profiles of military leaders and clear timelines that give an instant overview of the developments during the tumultuous war. Packed with galleries of weaponry and equipment, the treatment of wounded soldiers and information on slavery, this is a rich, detailed account of one of the most controversial conflicts of our time. This updated edition comes with new, highly illustrated pages on memorial sites associated with the Civil War. An invaluable resource for schools and libraries, as well as a perfect companion for anyone interested in military and social history.

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  11. Two hundred and forty years after the signing of the Declaration of Independence and the birth of the United States, the story of how America overthrew the British is as meaningful today as it was when the ink was still wet on the document. There are lavishly illustrated accounts of every major military action, many supported by maps, with comprehensive timelines for every stage of the Revolutionary War. Including revealing first-person accounts by soldiers and civilians. Plus features on broader topics such as the treatment of prisoners, and what the wars meant for women, Native Americans and African Americans. The American War of Independence: A Visual History brings the drama of the Revolutionary War to life with DK’s unique visual approach and compelling narrative.

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  12. Free Delivery Worldwide : Essential Visual History : Hardback : National Geographic Society : 9781426200915 : 1426200919 : 11 Jun 2007 : From the dawn of civilization to the first decade of the 21st century, this straightforwardly written, superbly accessible reference distills the essence of world history into a single compact volume. Featuring more than 1,000 illustrations, its a book as vivid as it is definitive.

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  13. Great Scott! Go Back to the Future with Doc Brown and Marty McFly in this visually stunning look at the creation of one of the most beloved movie trilogies of all time.Few films have made an impact on popular culture like the Back to the Future trilogy. This deluxe, officially licensed book goes behind the scenes to tell the complete story of the making of these hugely popular movies and how the adventures of Marty McFly and Doc Brown became an international phenomenon.Back to the Future: The Ultimate Visual History is a stunning journey into the creation of this beloved time-traveling saga and features hundreds of never-before-seen images from all three movies, along with rare concept art, storyboards, and other visual treasures.The book also features exclusive interviews with key cast and crew members-including Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Robert Zemeckis, Bob Gale, Steven Spielberg, Frank Marshall, Kathleen Kennedy, and more-and tells the complete story of the production of the movies, from the initial concept to the staging of iconic scenes such as the “Enchantment Under the Sea” dance and the hoverboard sequence. The book also delves into the wider Back to the Future universe, exploring the animated television show and Back to the Future: The Ride.Written by Michael Klastorin-the production publicist on the second and third movies-with Back to the Future expert Randal Atamaniuk, this book delivers a range of surprises from the Universal Pictures archives and also includes a wealth of special removable items.Comprehensive, compelling, and definitive, Back to the Future: The Ultimate Visual History is the book that fans have been waiting for. Removable items include: Hill Valley High School Tardy Slip Back to the Future The Ride security pass Save the Clocktower leaflet Sepia photograph of Marty and Doc from Part III Marty’s note to Doc from the first film with the envelope George McFly’s book Jaws 19 movie poster George and Lorraine’s prom photo Doc’s flux capacitor sketch from the first film Doc’s note to Marty from 1885 Biff one dollar bill from Part II Blast from the Past receipt from Part II Lenticular version of the iconic McFly family photo from the first film

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  14. From the birth of the tank to unmanned vehicles and the tanks of the future, The Tank Book offers a truly definitive look at over 400 different tanks, produced in association with The Tank Museum. Take an up-close look at British, US, Russian, and French tanks, meet key designers such as Mikhail Koshkin and Sir William Tritton, and understand the complex mechanisms behind such vehicles as the Centurion, Hellcat, SV Scout, and T-14 Armata. Incredible photographic tours take you inside a variety of tanks, putting you in the seat of some of the most formidable vehicles to ever go to battle in World War II, the Cold War, and beyond. Perfect for anyone with an interest in military history, The Tank Book is the ultimate guide to tanks and their unique past.

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  15. Take a journey through the fifty-year history of metal music from its earliest roots with Jimi Hendrix, The Rolling Stones, The Kinks, and Led Zeppelin to the metal music of today. From Black Sabbath’s definition of the genre in 1970, to AC/DC and Anthrax to Metallica and Motorhead, this is a band by band exploration of metal’s most innovative and hardcore sounds that can be heard around the world. A chronological fold-out timeline will keep you on the heels of major events in the half-century the metal genre has existed. Co-authored by Axl Rosenberg and Chris Krovatin of the hugely popular blog metalsucks.com, this is a visually dynamic history, complete with brand-new band interviews, more than 200 photos, interviews, and plenty more to keep you throwing horns all night long.

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  16. Free Delivery Worldwide : Guns A Visual History : Hardback : Dorling Kindersley Ltd : 9781405341806 : 1405341807 : 01 May 2009 : Presents a visual history of guns. This book reveals features on twenty 'key' guns from history, including the Musket, Gatling Gun and AK-47 assault rifle.

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  17. Free Delivery Worldwide : World War II: The Definitive Visual History : Hardback : DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley) : 9781465436023 : 1465436022 : 05 May 2015 : The definitive visual history looks at this epic war from every angle, tracing the course of military, strategic, and political events across the globe, and documenting the experiences of combatants and civilians.

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  18. Free Delivery Worldwide : Batman A Visual History : Hardback : Dorling Kindersley Ltd : 9781409344056 : 1409344053 : 01 Oct 2014 : Tells the story of Batman. Including a slipcase featuring specially commissioned DC comics artwork and original prints, this book is packed with original, full-colour artwork, in-depth profiles, storylines and events and all Gotham City's iconic heroes and villains, including Robin, the JLA, the Joker and Catwoman.

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