Dictionary of Publishing and Printing by A&C Black

By A&C Black

This absolutely revised variation comprises over 8,000 phrases, expressions, and terminology in relation to the publishing and printing industries and allied trades. subject matters coated contain: papermaking, ink, printing and binding equipment, bookselling, typesetting, computing device publishing and layout, copyrights, modifying, commissioning, contracts, rights, and digital publishing.

Show description

Read Online or Download Dictionary of Publishing and Printing PDF

Similar graphic design books

Meggs' History of Graphic Design (5th Edition)

Winner of the First-Ever QED (Quality, Excellence, layout) award by means of electronic publication World
 
This is the unmatched, finished, and award-winning reference software on image layout well-known for publishing excellence by means of the organization of yank Publishers. Now, this 5th variation of Meggs' background of photograph layout deals much more aspect and breadth of content material than its heralded predecessors, revealing a saga of artistic innovators, leap forward applied sciences, and demanding advancements accountable for paving the ancient paths that outline the image layout adventure. as well as vintage subject matters corresponding to the discovery of writing and alphabets, the origins of printing and typography, and postmodern layout, this new 5th variation offers new details on present tendencies and applied sciences sweeping the picture layout landscape—such because the net, multimedia, interactive layout, and personal presses, therefore including new layers of intensity to an already wealthy resource.

With greater than 1,400 fine quality photographs throughout—many new or newly updated—Meggs' background of photo layout, 5th variation offers a wealth of visible markers for concept and emulation. For pros, scholars, and everybody who works with or loves the area of photo layout, this landmark textual content will fast turn into a useful advisor that they are going to flip to time and again.

Layout Essentials: 100 Design Principles for Using Grids

Adhering to yes format and grids criteria and ideas is critical for any activity from brochures, to annual stories, to posters, to web pages, to guides. despite the fact that, understanding how you can bend the principles and be certain grids paintings for the task to hand takes skill.

This publication will define and display easy layout/grid guidance and ideas via a hundred entries together with settling on the a typeface for the venture, striving for rhythm and stability with style, combining typefaces, utilizing certain characters and kerning and legibility.

These necessities of grid layout are serious to the luck of any task.

Inside the Whimsy Works: My Life with Walt Disney Productions

During this never-before-published memoir from the records of The Walt Disney information, Disney Legend Jimmy Johnson (1917–1976) takes you from his beginnings as a studio gofer in the course of the days of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs to the hole of Walt Disney global inn. Johnson relates dozens of non-public anecdotes with recognized celebrities, cherished artists, and, after all, Walt and Roy Disney.

Extra info for Dictionary of Publishing and Printing

Example text

A file format for storing images in which data in the file represents the value of each pixel bitmapped font / btm pt fɒnt/ noun a screen or printer font with characters formed as a pattern of pixels or dots bitmapped graphics / btm pt r fks/ plural noun images whose individual pixels can be controlled by changing the value of the stored bits bit plane / bt plen/ noun memory which stores the bits that make up a picture bits per inch / bts p ntʃ/ noun the number of bits that can be recorded per inch of recording medium.

Book club edition / bυk kl b  dʃ(ə)n/ noun an edition of a book specially printed and bound for a book club for sale to its members book club price / bυk kl b pras/ noun a special price for members of a book club, usually 75% or less of the normal retail price in the publisher’s edition book club rights / bυk kl b rats/ plural noun the right to publish a book in a book club edition book club selection / bυk kl b s lekʃən/ noun a book that is specially chosen as a lead title for a book club book cover / bυk k və/ noun a paper cover which is put on a book to protect it or book club edition | book club price book club rights book club selection | book cover to make it attractive.

Mils are still used in the USA. caesura | caked calculation | calendar calendar month calendar year calender call /kɔ l/ noun 1. a conversation on the telephone 2. a visit to somebody’s house ć The reps make six calls a day. fm Page 37 Thursday, April 6, 2006 1:33 PM 37 camera / k m(ə)rə/ noun a machine camera which takes photographs, especially in printing, a machine which takes photographs of the made-up pages of a book camera-ready / k m(ə)rə redi/ adjective relating to material in its final publishable format, ready to be photographed or electronically scanned for the purpose of preparing printing plates camera-ready copy / k m(ə)rə redi camera-ready paste-up kɒpi/, / k m(ə)rə redi pest p/ noun a typescript which is ready to be photographed as part of book production.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.30 of 5 – based on 23 votes

admin