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And the typography is persistently thorough; the entire map (60 by 92 centimeters
, or 24 by 36 inches) reports 1,686 names of buildings, stores, and parks along
with 657 specific street addresses — for a map, an abundant typographic density
But, from the virtuoso of typographic design: "Tables should not be set to look like
nets with every number enclosed," wrote Jan Tschichold in Asymmetric
Typography: The setting of tables, often approached with gloom, may with careful
4 Among the scant literature is Christian Barman, "Timetable Typography,"
Typography, 5 (Spring 1938), 9-17; Ruari McLean, Typography (London, 1980).
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This is a much better book than the first one, there's a lot more substance and less polemic. However, it's not very well written and his main points get lost in the long series of examples, so it takes some work to get that substance out of it. Read full review
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