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    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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    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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    The Visual History of Type by Paul McNeil

    Free Delivery Worldwide : The Visual History of Type : Hardback : Laurence King Publishing : 9781780679761 : 1780679769 : 26 Sep 2017 : 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...

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    The Dark Crystal the Ultimate Visual History

    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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    The Car Book - The Definitive Visual History

    The definitive visual history of the automobileThe Car Book stylishly shows you everything you might want to know about the history of the automobile. With stunning visual images and over 2,000 cars featured, the evolution of the car is tracked from decade to decade and across international borders, from India’s Ambassador to Italy’s Alfa Romeo.Ever wondered how Porsche and Chevrolet became household names? Discover the stories behind the men and the machines that created the most famous marques and take a virtual tour of the anatomy of iconic cars from each era.If you love cars, then you’ll love this – The Car Book is simply a must-have title for all car enthusiasts.

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    Batman A Visual History

    Discover the incredible story of the Dark Knight with this stunning Batman encyclopedia. Packed with original, Batman comic book art, in-depth profiles, storylines and events, Batman Year-by-Year: a Visual History examines Gotham City’s iconic heroes and villains, including Robin, the JLA, the Joker and Catwoman. Find out all about their extraordinary DC comics debuts and the crucial events behind their creation and their influence today.Batman’s fascinating story is presented decade by decade, year by year, month by month. From his beginning in 1939 to his 75th anniversary. Batman Year by Year: A Visual History does what no other book has done before, showcasing Batman’s evolution from a DC Comics vigilante crime-fighter to global superhero.Celebrating not only Batman’s greatest stories but the writers and artists who created him, Batman Year by Year: A Visual History features the key team members who brought Batman to life, including Bob Kane and Jim Lee.Perfect for fans of DC Comics and comic book history, this visually stunning guide comes in a gifty slipcase featuring specially commissioned artwork by a top DC comic book artist, two original prints and foreword by Frank Miller.Copyright (c) 2014 DC Comics.BATMAN and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and (c) DC Comics.WB SHIELD: TM & (c) Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.(s14)

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    Military Aircraft Visual Encyclopedia by Jim Winchester

    Free Delivery Worldwide : Military Aircraft Visual Encyclopedia : 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 and beyond, 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 at-a-glance guide to every major military aircraft type ever flown, all illustrated with a detailed profile artwork, accompanied...

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    UFC - A Visual History

    UFC: A Visual History is a comprehensive look at the history, individuals, and events that made the UFC the premier organization it is today. Filled with impressive visuals and in-depth text, this striking hardcover book is a must have for any fan.

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    The Tractor Book - The Definitive Visual History

    The definitive visual history of the tractorThe 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 fascinated by these extraordinary machines.

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    World War II - The Definitive Visual History

    World War II: The Definitive Visual History is a comprehensive, authoritative, yet accessible guide to the people, politics, events, and lasting effects of World War II. Perhaps the most complex, frightening, and destructive event in global history, the Second World War saw the heights of human courage and the depth of human degradation. World War II presents a complete overview of the war, including the rise of Hitler and the Nazi party, fascism, Pearl Harbor, Hiroshima, and the D-Day landings. This book also looks at the enduring effects of World War II during succeeding decades. Expanded with an all-new guide to battlefield and memorial sites and repackaged to honor the 70th anniversary of the end of the war, World War II: The Definitive Visual History covers key military figures, pivotal battles, political profiles, and strategies, as well as features on everyday life on the Home Front as ordinary citizens did their best to aid the war effort. Gallery spreads feature collections of uniforms, weapons, and other equipment. Maps, timelines, and side panels offer an inviting variety of entry point to the huge wealth of information.

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    A Visual History of Cookery by Duncan McCorquodale

    Free Delivery Worldwide : A Visual History of Cookery : Hardback : Black Dog Publishing London UK : 9781906155506 : 190615550X : 02 Mar 2010 : A Visual History of Cookery is a stunning look at food and its visual representations throughout time. Exploring the historical progression of cookery, the global food journey, the development of food branding, and the culture of celebrity chefs, A Visual History of Cookery provides a beautiful look at changes in culinary imagery.

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    The Train Book - The Definitive Visual History

    Definitive visual history and glorious celebration of all things train and trackThe Train Book traces the history and role of trains from the first steam engines to diesel engines and then to today’s high-speed bullet trains. You’ll take a journey through the most important trains of each period and see iconic trains such as the Orient Express, the Fairy Queen, the Mallard and the Javelin in incredible detail, discovering the anatomy of these legendary engines. The Train Book gives you a truly international view of trains, exploring some of the world’s most impressive rail routes from South Africa to Siberia, including the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway and the high-speed Japanese Tokaido Shinkansen line. You’ll discover the stories of key innovators, designers and engineers who advanced rail travel, the challenges they faced and the cultural backdrop against which the railways were built.The Train Book is the perfect gift for train enthusiasts of all ages.

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    National Geographic Visual History of the World by Douglas Brinkley

    Free Delivery Worldwide : National Geographic Visual History of the World : Hardback : National Geographic Books : 9780792236955 : 0792236955 : 26 Nov 2005 : The world history book to define all others, National Geographic Visual History of the World is a classic in the making. No other volume offers such a comprehensive and richly illustrated chronicle of world events, from the construction of the Pyramids to the overthrow of the Taliban. Readers see how momentous happenings, personalities, catastrophes, discoveries, and inventions unfold in a visually stimulating layout. Four eight-page gatefolds bring to life major events of world history and thousands...

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    Gun - A Visual History

    Original publication and copyright date: 2007.

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    The Motorbike Book - The Definitive Visual History

    An action-packed ride through the history of the motorbikeThe Motorbike Book is all about the men, machines and landmark technology behind the most iconic bikes from ACE to Zundapp. Featuring over 1,000 of the latest and greatest motorbikes in the world this is an amazing visual guide tracing their evolution from the 1910s right up to the superbikes of today.All about the grit and the glory, The Motorbike Book takes a truly international view from Italy’s Ducati to Japan’s Suzuki and tells you just how famous marques like Honda and Harley-Davidson became household names. Plus, go on a virtual tour inside the engines of some of these legendary bikes to see just what powers their performance.If you’re born to be wild then The Motorbike Book is the ultimate ride for you.

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    Photography - The Definitive Visual History

    PHOTOGRAPHY BOOK OF 2016, AS SELECTED BY EZVID WIKIPhotography is a beautiful lavishly illustrated reference book tracing the history of photography from its origins in the 1800s to the global phenomenon of digital photography.Photography celebrates the most iconic photos and profiles more than 50 of the most famous photographers of the past 200 years, with special features delving into the stories of especially arresting photographs, including Pulitzer Prize-winners. Discover the history of photography from key events and technological developments such as the first black and white photography and contemporary street photography. Perfect for any budding photographer or polished professional Photography captures the development of different areas of photography including portrait photography and war photography in a beautifully lavish reference book.Photography not only showcases incredible photographs, but tells the stories of how they came into being, perfect for anyone who appreciates the beauty of photography, from professional photographers to armchair enthusiasts.

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    Essential Visual History by National Geographic

    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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    The Aircraft Book - The Definitive Visual History

    An action-packed ride through the history of aircraftThe 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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    The Natural History Book - The Ultimate Visual Guide to Everything on Earth

    A monumental and extraordinarily beautiful guide to Earth’s wildlife and natural wonders – its rocks, minerals, animals, plants, fungi, and microorganisms – this book was 5 years in the making. Covering more than 5,000 species, it is one-of-a-kind; the only book to offer a complete visual survey of Earth’s natural history.Packed with thousands of stunning, specially commissioned photographs, The Natural History Book was written by a worldwide team of natural history experts. These writers introduce and explain each geological and biological grouping in an engaging and highly informative way, making this book the perfect addition to every family bookshelf, as well as an ideal gift for every nature lover. From granites to grape vines, from microbes to mammals, The Natural History Book is a true visual dictionary of every kingdom of life.

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    Guns A Visual History by Chris McNab

    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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