Yuri Gordon

Book of Letters From Аа to Яя, Second Edition (In Russian)

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Book of Letters From Аа to Яя, Second Edition (In Russian)

In the Book of Letters, its author carefully analyzes each letter of the Russian alphabet, talks about why our written characters are not as beautiful as their Latin counterparts, and what the designer (not necessarily a professional typographer) can do about it. The book focuses mainly on the Cyrillic letters, but in addition, it also touches upon the Greco-Roman roots of our alphabet.

The second edition includes additions to the introduction and significantly expanded chapters on letters. These chapters include fundamentally new sections, such as ‘Form Clouds‘ and ’The Experiments." The number of historical examples was also expanded substantially. In addition to history, types, styles, individual properties and anatomy of letters, a lot of attention is paid to logotypes and different elements of typography and visual communication, so the book will not only be interesting to type designers and typographers, but to a wide range of designers and decorators.

Weight: 2.7 kg


596 pages

Format: 22×29 cm (8.7"×11.4")

Number of copies: 5000

ISBN 978-5-98062-059-2

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