You are reading Typologia, by Frederick W. Goudy


Front Cover
Introductory Pages
Illustration Index


I : By Way of Explanation
II : Books Before Printing
III : The First Types
IV : The Force of Tradition
V : What Type Is
VI : The Story of a Type
VII : The Design of Types
VIII : The Designer's Problem
IX : Details of Construction
X : Making the Patterns
XI : Matrix Engraving
XII : Legibility of Type
XIII : Fine Printing

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