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Typographia polyglotta

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A comparative study in multilingual typesetting

George Sadek and Maxim Zhukov New York: Association Typographique Internationale and the Cooper Union, 1997

Typographia polyglotta contains a sample text translated into twenty-two languages which has been typeset in order to illustrate the differences in length and amount of space occupied among various languages. Each sample text is proceeded by a short discussion on its linguistic properties and its consequent effect on the typeset page.

Softback, 23 x 15.5 cm, 72 pages (inc. 22 pages of sample settings), b/w illustrations.

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