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  • Just My Type: A Book About Fonts
    Simon Garfield
    Paperback: 09/04/2012
    A hugely entertaining and revealing guide to the history of type that asks, What does your favorite font say ...
  • The Adventure of English: The Biography of a Language
    Melvyn Bragg
    Paperback: 09/01/2006
    An enthralling story not only of power, religion, and trade but also of people and how they changed, and ...
  • The Meaning of Everything: The Story of the Oxford English Dictionary
    Simon Winchester
    Paperback: 10/01/2004
    A scintillating account of the creation of the greatest monument ever erected to a living language. Winchester...

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