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Directional signing and labelling in libraries and museums

Herbert Spencer

Directional signing and labelling in libraries and museums

a review of current theory and practice

by Herbert Spencer

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Published by RCA in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Herbert Spencer and Linda Reynolds.
ContributionsReynolds, Linda, 1945-, Royal College of Art., Royal College of Art. Readability of Print Research Unit.
The Physical Object
Pagination117p.
Number of Pages117
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19831975M

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