An Introduction to the History of Printing Types

An Introduction to the History of Printing Types

An Illustrated Summary of the Main Stages in the Development of Type Design From 1440 up to the Present Day : An Aid to Type Face Identification

Book - 1998
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Essential for building an appreciation of the rich heritage of expressive letter design. Beyond a history of such designers as Bodini, Goudy, and Baskerville, here is practical guidance for identifying unfamiliar types, and encouraging confidence in handling a variety of faces.
Publisher: London : British Library ; New Castle, DE : Oak Knoll Press, 1998
ISBN: 9781884718441
1884718442
9781884718434
1884718434
9780712345637
0712345639
9780712345774
0712345779
Characteristics: xxiv, 277 p. : ill. ; 26 cm

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