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


"This classic work was originally published in 1961 and, unlike many other books about typography and printing, has stood the test of time. It has always been a scarce book, but those who have been lucky enough to have access to a copy would surely agree with Alan Bartram, who states in his Foreword that he has 'found its admirably concise arrangement immensely useful'. Adding to the usefulness are the many illustrations, expertly chosen from items in the collections of The British Library and the St Bride Foundation Printing Library." Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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Publisher: Place of publication:
  • London
Publication year:
  • 1961


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