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The visual history of type

"The Visual History of Type' is a comprehensive, detailed survey of the major typefaces produced since the advent of printing with movable type in the mid-fifteenth century to the present day. Arranged chronologically to provide context, more than 320 typefaces are displayed in the form of their original type specimens or earliest printing. Each entry is supported by a brief history and description of defining characteristics of the typeface"--Publisher website
Print Book, English, 2017
Laurence King Publishing, London, 2017