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Layout, design, and typography for the desktop publisher

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Published by Wm. C. Brown in Dubuque, Iowa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Desktop publishing.,
  • Graphic design (Typography) -- Data processing.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementGerald A. Silver, Myrna L. Silver.
    ContributionsSilver, Myrna.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ286.D47 S596 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 321 p. :
    Number of Pages321
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1896675M
    ISBN 100697123022
    LC Control Number90082182
    OCLC/WorldCa23866146


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