Design With FontForge

A book about how to create new typefaces using FontForge

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Title: Detail in Typography (Paperback)

Author: Jost Hochuli (Author)

Title: ISBN: 9780907259343

Title: Adrian Frutiger — Typefaces: The Complete Works

Authors: Heidrun Osterer, Philipp Stamm, Swiss Foundation Type and Typography

Title: ISBN: 9783764385811

Title: Printing Types: Their History, Forms, and Use: A Study in Survivals (with ILLUSTRATIONS)

Author: D. B Updike, Daniel Berkeley (Authors)

Title: Creative Characters Format: Flexibound

Author: Jan Middendorp (Editor)

Title: ISBN: 9789063692247

Title: Now Read This: The Microsoft Cleartype collection

Author: John D. Berry (Author)

Title: The Stroke: Theory of Writing (Paperback)

Author: Gerrit Noordzij (Author)

Title: ISBN: 9780907259305

Title: Shaping Text: Type, Typography and the Reader

Author: Jan Middendorp (Author)

Title: ISBN: 9063692234

Title: Thinking with Type: A Critical Guide for Designers, Writers, Editors, & Students (Design Briefs)

Author: Ellen Lupton (Author)

Title: ISBN: 9781568984483

Title: LETTERS OF CREDIT: A view of type design

Author: Tracy, Walter (Author)

Title: ISBN: 0879236361 / 0-87923-636-1

Title: The Elements Of Typographic Style: Version 3.1

Author: Bringhurst, Robert (Author)

Title: ISBN: 0881792063 / 0-88179-206-3

Title: Type: The Secret History of Letters

Author: Simon Loxley (Author)

Title: ISBN: 1845110285

Title: Type Designs

Author: AF Johnson (Author)

Title: Typography: Macro & Microaesthetics

Author: Willy Kunz (Author)

Title: ISBN: 3721203488

Title: Fonts and encodings

Author: Yannis Haralambous (Author), P Scott Horne (Translator)

Title: ISBN-10: 0596102429 | ISBN-13: 978-0596102425

Title: The Unicode Standard, Version 7.0.0

Author: The Unicode Consortium (Author)

ISBN: 978-1-936213-09-2