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On Stone: The Art and Use of Typography on the Personal Computer, Sumner Stone
1 Sumner Stone On Stone: The Art and Use of Typography on the Personal Computer
San Francisco Bedford Arts, Publishers 1991 0938491415 / 9780938491415 First Edition Hardcover Used: Very Good Very Good Hardcover 
FIRST EDITION, first printing, stated. Designed by Brian Wu, Foreword by Jack W. Stauffacher. 4to. 13 1/4 x 10 1/4 inches. 112 pp. Illustrated throughout in black-and-white including numerous type face specimens; text clean, un-marked. Blind-stamped red cloth, gilt spine, dust-jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight, jacket price clipped. Near Fine. "From 1984 to 1990 Sumner Stone was director of typography at Adobe Systems, whose development of computer-based type fonts combined with its PostScript language and software to revolutionize the potential of desktop publishing. From this vantage point Stone was in a unique position to observe, and contribute to, the dizzying advances in technology that transformed the tradition-bound history and practice of typography from the specialty of the few to the tool of the many." From the jacket flap. 
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