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HTML Sourcebook, John Wiley and Sons

Contributed by Dan Reynolds on Apr 2nd, 2017. Artwork published in
circa 1997
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    License: All Rights Reserved.

    Really, the only way that this book could be more ’90s would be if it featured the cast of Friends on its cover, instead of a Renaissance painting. Charlemagne and Copperplate! Those are two typefaces I know I always associate with web development. This book is so hot.

    The book, written by Ian S. Graham, was published by John Wiley and Sons. You can still find its table of contents on a great vintage website.

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    • Charlemagne
    • Copperplate Gothic
    • Bembo

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    3 Comments on “HTML Sourcebook, John Wiley and Sons”

    1. Apr 2nd, 2017  8:28 pm

      Amazing. The cover image choice is lost on me. Is it explained in the book, or is it like the O’Reilly non-sequitor animal drawings?

    2. Apr 2nd, 2017  8:43 pm

      The title of the painting is “Francis renounces his worldly goods”.

    3. Peiran Tan says:
      Apr 2nd, 2017  10:12 pm
      There’s nothing more mentally arousing than the abbreviation HTML set in Charlemagne

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