The Non-Designer's Type Book
parts of this book were originally published as
Beyond The Mac is not a typewriter
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Copyright © 1998 by Robin Williams
Cover illustration and cover design by John Tollett
Interior design and production by Robin Williams
Editing and proofing of original book by Jenifer Blakemore
Much of the information in this book was previously printed
in various articles in various magazines over the past few
years, including Desktop Communications, Technique
Magazine, and Adobe Magazine. The chapter "Telltale Signs
of Desktop Publishing" was originally printed in slightly
altered form in Adobe Magazine, July/August 1995 under
the title "Thirteen Telltale Signs." ©1995 Adobe Systems,
Inc., all rights reserved.
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Jo oAiian Jlateif
with aratemi appréciation
for inspirino, educating,
ana befriending me,