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Alston W. Purvis

Author of various books on design and/or typefaces, including History of Graphic Design (Philip B. Meggs, Alston W. Purvis), Creative Type: A Sourcebook of Classic and Contemporary Letterforms (2005, Thames&Hudson, NY; by Cees De Jong, Alston Purvis and Friedrich Friedl), Type: A Visual History of Typefaces and Graphic Styles, Vol. 1 (2009, Taschen; authors Jan Tholenaar and Alston W. Purvis, edited by Cees De Jong), and Type: A Visual History of Typefaces&Graphic Styles, 1901-1938 (v. 2) (2010, Taschen; edited by Cees De Jong). The latter book features works by type designers including William Caslon, Fritz Helmuth Ehmcke, Peter Behrens, Rudolf Koch, Eric Gill, Jan van Krimpen, Paul Renner, Jan Tschichold, A. M. Cassandre, Aldo Novarese, and Adrian Frutiger.

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Luc Devroye ⦿ School of Computer Science ⦿ McGill University Montreal, Canada H3A 2K6 ⦿ lucdevroye@gmail.com ⦿ http://luc.devroye.org ⦿ http://luc.devroye.org/fonts.html