Blandford Press, London. 1961. Second edition. Hard bound. 136 pp. Small 4to (25,3 x 18,9 cm). Spine and cover lettered in gilt. Book illustrated in black and white. Biggs gives an introduction to typefaces and their development and the craft of typography. He also presents around 20 typefaces, well known and representative for various periods of time, from Albertus to Times New Roman.
”With 26 soldiers of lead I will conquer the world.” Benjamin Franklin.