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Albers, Josef. Interaction of Color, rev. ed., unabridged text and selected plates. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1975.

Bartram, Alan. Five Hundred Years of Book Design. London: British Library; New Haven: Yale University Press, 2001.

Bendavid, Abba, ed. Makbilot ba-Mikra [Parallels in the Bible]. Jerusalem: Carta, 1972.

Bringhurst, Robert. The Elements of Typographic Style, 2d ed. Point Roberts, Wash.: Hartley & Marks, 1996.

Chappell, Warren, and Robert Bringhurst. A Short History of the Printed Word, 2d ed. Point Roberts, Wash.: Hartley & Marks, 2000.

The Chicago Manual of Style, 15th ed. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2003.

Moser, Barry, designer. The Holy Bible: The Viking Studio Edition of the Pennyroyal Caxton Bible. New York: Viking Studio, 1999.

Tufte, Edward R. The Visual Display of Quantitative Information. Cheshire, Conn.: Graphics Press, 1983.


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