Jan Tschichold Designer

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Author: Richard B. Doubleday
Publisher: Lund Humphries Publishers
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Jan Tschichold Designer by Richard B. Doubleday


Original Title: Jan Tschichold Designer

Jan Tschichold, Designer: The Penguin Years is the first publication that focuses on Tschicholds typographic revolution that he applied to Penguins mass production of books.This well-researched work includes over a hundred full-color and black & white images representing a wide range of the Penguin Book Series that Tschichold was involved with during the mid to late 1940's. Many of Tschicholds preliminary hand drawn cover and title page designs are published here for the first time and show his meticulous attention to detail. The author explains, with many illustrations, the influences that drove Tschichold and his New Typography. Jan Tschichold, Designer: The Penguin Years also includes an extensive bibliography on Tschicholds writings and historical appendices of his inter-office memoranda and texts. The Book is essential reading for the specialized professional, student, and enthusiast who works in the typography, book design, or publishing industry. Co-Published with Lund Humphries, UK. Sales rights in the EU available from Lund Humphries, UK.

Penguin Book Of Hindu Names For Boys

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Author: Menka Gandhi
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 8184758367
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Penguin Book Of Hindu Names For Boys by Menka Gandhi


Original Title: Penguin Book Of Hindu Names For Boys

Choosing a name for your child has never been easier The Penguin Book of Hindu Names has sold over 50,000 copies since it was published almost a decade ago. The product of several years of research, it is an exhaustive and user-friendly compilation, with information on sources and usage. For the first time, this classic work is available in a two-volume set, divided into names for boys and those for girls, making it more accessible. Including modern names and those which are popular, The Penguin Book of Hindu Names for Boys serves as a practical guide for choosing the perfect name for your son. It is also a precise and invaluable sourcebook for scholars and lay readers alike who would like to know what familiar (and not so familiar) Hindu names actually mean.

The New Penguin Book Of Love Poetry

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Author: Penguin
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141926619
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The New Penguin Book Of Love Poetry by Penguin


Original Title: The New Penguin Book Of Love Poetry

There are almost as many definitions and different sorts of love as there are poets. Edited on the assumption that any poem which speaks of one human's desire for another is a qualifying factor, THE NEW PENGUIN BOOK OF LOVE POETRY is a rich and diverse anthology which ranges through time and fashion. Passion, urgency, simplicity, heartbreak and renunciation are all here in a volume that superbly represents 'man's changeless responses to the changeless changing seasons of his heart'.

The Penguin Book Of Etiquette

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Author: Marion von Adlerstein
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0857967800
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The Penguin Book Of Etiquette by Marion von Adlerstein


Original Title: The Penguin Book Of Etiquette

How should one reply to an invitation or behave at a Hindu wedding, or select an appropriate anniversary gift, or write a letter of condolence, or eat tricky foods like artichokes? The Penguin Book of Etiquette is the definitive guide to modern manners in Australia. Entertaining and witty, it guides the reader through the appropriate codes of conduct for every occasion in a person's life from the cradle to the grave. From birth to baptism, engagement, marriage, entertaining, serving wine, making introductions, choosing clothes, behaving at the office, writing letters, issuing invitations, and attending funerals. The colourful traditions and religious customs of different cultures are a feature of this book, and reflect contemporary multicultural Australia. Other prevalent social dilemmas such as the use of mobile phones, illegal social drugs, voicemail and the Internet are also covered. The Penguin Book of Etiquette is a necessary reference for every home, and the perfect gift for 21st birthdays, engagements and weddings.

The Penguin Book Of Indian Railway Stories

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Author: Ruskin Bond
Publisher: Penguin Books India
ISBN: 9780140240665
Size: 33.95 MB
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The Penguin Book Of Indian Railway Stories by Ruskin Bond


Original Title: The Penguin Book Of Indian Railway Stories

The Stories In This Collection Capture The Essence Of The Indian Railways - From The Small-Town Station, At The Time Of The Raj, To The Present Day Big-City Station Bursting At The Seams. The Teening And Varied Life Of The Indian Railway Station And Its Environs Have Fascinated Writers From Jules Verne In The 1870S To More Recently Satyajit Ray, R.K. Laxman And More Modern Writers. In This Anthology, One Of India'S Best-Known Writers Makes A Selection Of Greattest Railway Stories The Subcontinent Has Produced. Julese Verne Rudyard Kipling Flora Annie Steel Hon. J.W. Best Jim Corbett Khushwant Singh Ruskin Bond Manoj Das Intizar Husain Satyajit Ray Bill Aitkin R.K. Laxman Victor Banerjee Manojit Mitra

The Penguin Book Of Hindu Names For Girls

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Author: Maneka Gandhi
Publisher: Penguin Books India
ISBN: 9780143031697
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The Penguin Book Of Hindu Names For Girls by Maneka Gandhi


Original Title: The Penguin Book Of Hindu Names For Girls

Choosing A Name For Your Child Has Never Been Easier The Penguin Book Of Hindu Names Has Sold Over 50,000 Copies Since It Was Published Almost A Decade Ago. The Product Of Several Years Of Research, It Is An Exhaustive And User-Friendly Compilation, With Information On Sources And Usage. For The First Time, This Classic Work Is Available In A Two-Volume Set, Divided Into Names For Boys And Those For Girls, Making It More Accessible. Including Modern Names And Those Which Are Popular, The Penguin Book Of Hindu Names For Girls Serves As A Practical Guide For Choosing The Perfect Name For Your Daughter. It Is Also A Precise And Invaluable Sourcebook For Scholars And Lay Readers Alike Who Would Like To Know What Familiar (And Not So Familiar) Hindu Names Actually Mean.

The Penguin Factfinder

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Author: David Crystal
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The Penguin Factfinder by David Crystal


Original Title: The Penguin Factfinder

Our very own 'national treasure' (as declared by John Humphrys) David Crystal brings us yet another quintessential knowledge compendium. The new edition of The Penguin Factfinder has been fully revised and updated to reflect recent changes in politics, sport, culture and the arts to the end of 2006. In an age where information is easy to find but hard to verify, Crystal brings us a refreshingly straightforward resource. The Penguin Factfinder is about facts – no jargon or flowery descriptions, no error messages or anonymous sources – just the basic facts from one of Britain's most trusted and authoratitive information providers. We believe every word to be true. Where else can you get a guarantee like that?

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