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measure of typography a series of Ontario College of Art lectures, 1957-1958.

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Published by Provincial Paper Company in Toronto .
Written in English


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SeriesProvincial"s paper -- v. 23, no. 2
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. :
Number of Pages48
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Open LibraryOL21826775M

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