1980. Item #A6244
Frutiger, Andre. Type Sign Symbol. Zurich: ABC 1980. 152, many photos and line ills., many also in flat colors (red, blue, brown, green). Good hardcover (plasticized boards, light shelfsoil). Would be very good except a few pages have popped out from the glued "perfect binding." The rest of the pages seem to be secure. No d.j. (if issued?). In English, French, and German. ** Classic treatise on typefaces, signs and symbols in the urban environment, graphic design in various two-dimensional media, digitization of lettering, artistic uses of typography, and much more. Emphasizes Univers and other sans serif faces. Additional texts by Maurice Besset, Emil Ruder, and Hans Rudolf Schneebeli. $40.00[a].