the visible word: Problems of legibility by Herbert Spencer



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Published by Hastings House, New York, 1969. Second edition, revised. Hardcover, black cloth. Quarto. 107 pages. Very Good+, binding has separated a little at half-title page though text block is tight and sound Very Good+ dust jacket, closed tear top edge of front panel.

“The ‘information explosion’ and new multimedia systems of communication are drastically changing all forms of visual language. It becomes imperative for us to reconsider our present alphabet in the light of its legibility – especially when words must be freely and effectively converted from one medium to another by new electronic methods.”

An important book.