Alphabets to order: the literature of nineteenth-century typefounders' specimens

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Oak Knoll Press, 2000 - Design - 213 pages
This survey combines typographic scholarship and literary criticism to present and discuss hundreds of examples of text, from the arcane to the mundane. The eclectic typography revealed foreshadows many contemporary designs, particularly in poetry and graphic design.

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