Allworth Press, New York, 2011. 319 pages. 4to (28 x 21,5 cm). Stiff, printed paper wrappers. Portraits, specimens and samples. New copy!
The history of print in America is chronicled here through the typefaces and biographies of 62 influential type designers, including Linn Boyd Benton and Morris Fuller Benton, Oswald Bruce Cooper, Frederic W. Goudy, Tom Carnase, Middleton, as well as the description of nine American type foundries. This unique and extensive typographic reference includes samples of 334 different typefaces and 700 black and white illustrations.