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Re: REQUEST: Self-published best-sellers?
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- Subject: Re: REQUEST: Self-published best-sellers?
- From: "starr jr raymond h." <rstarr@UMBC.EDU>
- Date: Thu, 20 May 1999 20:59:06 -0400
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My memory is that Tufte's first book was self published because no
publisher would take it. Tufte had to set up his own company.
On Thu, 20 May 1999, Liz Horton wrote:
> Edward Tufte's wonderful books on the design of information were
> self-published, I believe because he wanted to maintain complete control of
> the design and quality of the editions. They include The Visual Display of
> Quantitative Information, Envisioning Information, and Visual Explanations,
> and are, I believe, considered classics.
> Liz Horton
R. H. Starr, Jr., Ph.D. I am not related to Kenneth Starr
Professor (but, his wife's a distant cousin)
Department of Psychology
1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD 21250