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Re: [BKARTS] Book Aesthetics



Why not go to your local library to find a copy of this book? In searching
OCLC, I counted 429 libraries that each own a copy. If your local library
does not have it, they could procure it for you via Inter-Library Loan.

Mark Palkovic
Head Librarian
College-Conservatory of Music Library
417 Blegen Library, P.O. Box 210152
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, Ohio 45221-0152
Voice: 513 556-1964
Fax: 513 556-3777


-----Original Message-----
From: The Musar Corporation [mailto:info@xxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Wednesday, June 09, 2004 3:40 PM
To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [BKARTS] Book Aesthetics


Try ABEbooks.com and do a search for "Calligraphy Palaeography Essays"
(without the quotations marks) under Title and you will find 23 copies
currently being offered for sale.

T. A. Brown
Franconia, New Hampshire  USA



Octavia Occult Publishing wrote:

>Jeez, Paul...where would I find a copy of that?
>
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Paul T Werner" <paul.werner@xxxxxxx>
>To: <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>Sent: Wednesday, June 09, 2004 8:15 AM
>Subject: Book Aesthetics
>
>
>
>
>>You may want to check out Jan Tschichold, "Non-Arbitrary Proportions of
>>
>>
>Page and Type Area," reprinted in Calligraphy and Paleography. Essays
>presented to Alfred Fairbank, ed. A. S. Osley (London: Faber and Faber,
>1965), 179-192. There's a lot more research done since then, e.g. on page
>proportions in Insular manuscripts, etc. This one's a good introduction to
>the topic.
>
>
>>Paul T Werner, New York
>>http://theorangepress.com
>>
>>WOID: A journal of visual language
>>
>>----- Original Message -----
>>From: Rachael Schechter <rschecht@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>Date: Wednesday, June 9, 2004 10:31 am
>>Subject: Book size aesthetics
>>
>>
>>
>>>I am making a wedding album.  I am thinking of making the height
>>>11" and the
>>>width 10".
>>>
>>>The only rule I know for designing the proportion of width to
>>>height is that one should avoid true squares because they tend to
>>>look short
>>>and squat and that making them a little taller than they are wide
>>>will make
>>>it actually look square.
>>>
>>>Are there any other rules?  For most books, I would just make it
>>>how I
>>>wanted to try and enjoy... but this one needs to appeal to a more
>>>generalaesthetic sense.
>>>
>>>- Rachael Schechter
>>>  University of Pennsylvania
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