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By Alexander S. Lawson

To the layman, all printing varieties glance an analogous. yet for typographers, image artists and others of that lunatic fringe who think that the letters we glance at day-by-day (and take solely without any consideration) are of profound value, the query of ways letters are shaped, what form they think, and the way they've got advanced is still one among passionate and carrying on with concern.

Lawson explores the big territory of varieties, their improvement and makes use of, their antecedents and offspring, with precision, perception, and readability. Written for the layman yet containing exhaustive learn, drawings and synopses of typefaces, this publication is an important addition to the library of an individual s typographic library. it really is, as Lawson states, no longer written for the printer confident that there are already too many typefaces, yet really for that curious a part of the inhabitants that believes the other; that the subtleties of refinement as applies to roman and cursive letters have not begun to be totally investigated and that the construction of the right typeface continues to be a target to be as a lot wanted through current as through destiny kind designers. an individual desiring to typographic knowledge should still personal and treasure this vintage.

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