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The Gutenberg Galaxy - The Making of Typographic Man by  Marshall McLuhan - Hardcover - Reprint - 1968 - from RareNonFiction.com and Biblio.com

The Gutenberg Galaxy - The Making of Typographic Man

by McLuhan, Marshall

Condition: Fair /Fair


USA: University of Toronto Press / Glenbow-Alberta Institute. Hardcover. Reprint of the 1962 first edition. 293 [1] pages. Bibliographic Index. Index of Chapter Glosses. "Concerned with that association of cultural and political events which, from the origins of phonetic literacy to the development of typography, have shaped the Western individual and society. The translation of tribal man into his Western form is shown to have occurred by the agency of phonetic literacy alone." - form dust jacket. Markings to contents in pencil and ink. Usual library markings. Moderate wear. Binding tight. Dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A sound reference copy. . Fair. 1968. Reprint.




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