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Alphabetical by author...

Robert Estienne, Royal Printer: An Historical Study of the Elder Stephanus.

Armstrong, Elizabeth.

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011.


Aldus and his Dream Book.

Barolini, Helen.

New York: Italica Press, 1992.

Miscellaneous Monotype Borders and Ornaments.

Bixler, Michael and Winifred.

Skaneateles, NY: Michael and Winifred Bixler. 1995.

Zapf's Civilité Disclosed.

Baskin, Leonard.

Leeds, MA: Gehenna Press, 1995

The First Writing Book: Arrighi's Operina.

Benson, John Howard.

New Haven: Yale University Press, 1954.

Manuale Tipografico Del Cavaliere Giambattista Bodoni.

London: Holland Press, 1960.

The Art of the Book in California: Five Comtemporary Presses.

Bringhurst, Robert.

Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2011.

A Bibliography of the Gehenna Press, 1942-1975.

Brook, Stephen.

Northampton, MA: J.P. Dwyer, 1976.

In the School of Baskin.

Chandler, Bruce, et al.

Boston: Society of Printers, 2008.

Over typografie en grafische kunst.

Dooijes, Dick.


Augustino Da Siena.

Fairbank, Alfred J.

London: Merrion Press, 1975.

Italian Old Style: A New Type Designed by Frederic Goudy.

Goudy, Frederic. Designed by Bruce Rogers.

Philadelphia: Lanston Monotype Corp., 1924.


Modern German Book Design: an exhibit arranged by Börsenverein des Deutschen Buchhandels, Frankfurt/M and Klingspor-Museum, Offenbach am Main 1959.

Halbey, Hans.

Frankfurt em Main: Klingspor Museum, 1959.


Ornamental Initials: The Woodcut Initials of Christopher Plantin, A Complete Catalogue.

Harvard, Stephen.

New York: Friends of the Plantin-Moretus Museum, 1947.


Fournier, The Compleat Typographer.

Hutt, Allen.

London: Frederick Muller Limited, 1972 .

Printing for Kingdom, Empire, and Republic: Treasures from the Archives of the Imprimerie Nationale.

Fletcher, H. George, ed.

New York: Grolier Club, 2011.


Benton Types: Typefaces Designed or Adapted by Morris Fuller Benton.

Hitchcock, Maureen Delaney.

Rochester: Press of the Good Mountain, 1978.

The Little ABC Book of Rudolf Koch.

Koch, Rudolf.

Boston: David R. Godine, 1976.


Fleishman on Punchcutting.

Janssen, Frans A.

Aartswoud, Netherlands: Spectatorpers, 1994.

Technique & Design in the History of Printing.

Janssen, Frans A.

Antwerp: Hes & de Graaf, 2004.


Manuale Zapficum.

Kelly, Jerry.

Rochester: Cary Graphic Arts Press, 2009.


Manuale Zapficum.

Kelly, Jerry.

New York: The Typophiles, 2008.


American Wood Type: 1828-1900.

Kelly, Rob Roy.

New York: Da Capo Press, 1969.

De Grote Vijf. S.H. De Roos, J.F. Van Royoen, J. van Krimpen, C. Nypels en A.A.M. Stols.

Lommen, Mathieu.

Amsterdam: Buhmann-Ubbens, 1991.

Eric Gill.

MacCarthy, Fiona.

Boston: Faber & Faber, 1989.

Laudatio for Hermann Zapf | In Memoriam Giovanni Mardersteig.

Mardersteig, Giovanni and Hermann Zapf.

New York: Kelly / Winterton Press, 1983.

Visionaries & Fanatics: Type Design & The Private Press.

Maret, Russell.

Berkeley, CA: Codex Foundation, 2010.


First Principles of Typography.

Morison, Stanley.

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1967.

A Catalogue of Books Printed by John Henry Nash.

O'Day, Nell.

San Francisco: John Henry Nash, 1937.


John Baskerville of Birmingham, Letter Founder & Printer.

Pardoe, F.E.

London: Frederick Muller Limited, 1975.

Printers & Printing.

Pottinger, David.

Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1941.

Bont-Boek Over Bond en Boek.

Romijn, J and A.L. Sötemann.

Amsterdam: 1955.

Typefounding in America, 1787-1825.

Silver, Rollo G.

Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1965.

Counterpunch: making type in the sixteenth century, designing typefaces now.

Smeijers, Fred.

London: Hyphen Press, 2011.

Vespasiano Amphiareo's Writing Book, Vinegia, Mdliiii. Das Schreibbuch Des Vespasiano Amphiareo.

Tschichold, Jan, ed.

Stuttgart-Bad Cannstadt: Dr. Crantz'sche Druckerei, 1975.

Gute Schriftformen.

Tschichold, Jan.

Basel: Lehrmittelverlag, 1944-48.


Concerning Some Words by Beatrice Warde & Types by Varied Hands.

Warde, Beatrice.

New Jersey: Pickering Press, 1953.


Herman Zapf and His Design Philosophy.

Zapf, Hermann.

Chicago: Society of Typographic Arts, 1987.

Manuale Typographicum.

Zapf, Hermann.

New York: Museum Books, 1954.

E McKnight Kauffer.

Webb, Brian and Peyton Skipworth.

Suffolk: Antique Collectors Club, 2007.


Festival of Britain: 1951.

Rennie, Paul.

Suffolk: Antique Collectors Club, 2007.


David Gentleman.

Webb, Brian and Peyton Skipworth.

Suffolk: Antique Collectors Club, 2009.


Harold Curwen & Oliver Simon: Curwen Press.

Webb, Brian and Peyton Skipworth.

Suffolk: Antique Collectors Club, 2009.


Typographic Periodicals

Signature (A Catalogue of Italian Writing-Books of the Sixteenth Century by A.F. Johnson).

New Series, 10.

Plainstow: Signature, 1950.

Ars Typographica.

Goudy, Frederic W. and Douglas McMurtrie, eds.

Westport, CN: Greenwood Reprint Corporation, 1970.

Book Jacket Designers Guild Annual, 1948-1953 (6 vols.).

New York: A-D Gallery, 1948-1953.

Fine Print: The Review for the Arts of the Book

San Francisco.

1980-1990, 44 issues (complete run).

The Fleuron.

Morison, Stanley & Oliver Simon, eds.

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1923-30, 7 vols (complete run).

Index to The Dolphin and The Fleuron.

Somers, Jeanne.

New York: Greenwood Press, 1986.

Matrix: A Review for Printers and Bibliophiles.

Various authors.

Herefordshire: Whittington Press, 1981-2011, 29 vols (complete run).


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American Specimen Book of Type Styles

American Type Founders Company

Jersey City, NJ: 1912.

Early Printers' Marks


London: Victoria and Albert Museum, 1962.

Symbols, Signs, Letters: About Handwriting, Experimenting with Alphabets, and the Interpretation of Texts

Andersch, Martin

New York: Design Press, 1989.

De Caratteri de Leopardo Antonozzi


Nieuwkoop: Hes & De Graaf, 1971.

The Writings of Stanley Morison: A Handlist

Appleton, Tony.

Brighton: [privately printed], 1976.

Type Studies: The Norstedt Collection of Matrices in the Typefoundry of the Royal Printing Office.

Axel-Nilsson, Christian.

Stockholm: Norstedts Tryckeri, 1983.

Type & Typography

Baines, Phil & Andrew Haslam

New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, 2002.

Some Notes on the Printing & Publishing in Renaissance Venice

Bajetta, C.M.

New York: The Typophiles, 2000.

Stanley Morison

Barker, Nicolas

Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1972.



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Officina Bodoni: Montagnola · Verona
Books Printed by Giovanni Mardersteig on the Hand Press,

Barr, John

London: The British Library, 1978.

Stanley Morison: A Portrait

Barr, John.

London: British Museum, 1971.

Five Hundred Years of Book Design

Bartram, Alan

New Haven: Yale University Press, 2001.

The Practice of Letters

Becker, David P.

Cambridge: Harvard College Library, 1997.

Books and Printing: A Treasury for Typophiles

Bennett, Paul A.

Savannah, GA: Frederic C. Beiln, 1991.

Kelmscott, Doves & Aschendene

Bennett, Paul A.

Los Angles: Ward Ritchie Press (for The Book Club of California), 1952.

Printing & the Mind of Merker: A Bibliographical Study

Berger, Sidney E.

New York, The Grolier Club, 1997.

Fine Print on Type: The Best of Fine Print Magazine on Type and Typography

Bigelow, Charles, et al.

San Francisco: Fine Print / Bedford Arts, 1989.

Art of the Printed Book, 1455-1955

Blumenthal, Joseph

New York: Pierpont Morgan Library, 1973.

The Printed Book in America

Blumenthal, Joseph

Hanover: University Press of New England, 1989 (1977).

Typographic Years

Blumenthal, Joseph.

New York: Frederic C. Beil, 1982.

Roman Lettering for Students

Bostock, James

New York: The Studio Publications, 1959.

About Real Books

Bringhurst, Robert.

Berkeley, CA: Editions Koch, 2008.

Carving the Elements: A Companion to The Fragments of Parmenides

Bringhurst, Robert, et al.

Berkeley, CA: Editions Koch, 2004.

The Elements of Typographic Style,
1st & 3rd Ed.

Bringhurst, Robert

Vancouver: Hartley & Marks, 1992 & 2009.

The Solid Form of Language

Bringhurst, Robert

Kentville, NS: Gaspereau Press, 2004.

The Surface of Meaning: Books & Book Design in Canada

Bringhurst, Robert

Vancouver: Canadian Centre for Studies in Publishing / Simon Fraser University, 2008.


Spread showcasing tengo sed.

The Typographic Mind

Bringhurst, Robert

Kentville, NS: Gaspereau Press, 2006.

Wild Language

Bringhurst, Robert

Nanaimo, BC: Institute for Coastal Research, 2006.

Frederic Goudy

Bruckner, D.J.R.

New York: Abrams, 1990.

Printing Poetry

Burke, Clifford

San Francisco: Scarab Press, 1980.

Type Spaces: in-house norms in the typography of Aldus Manutius

Burnhill, Peter

London: Hyphen Press, 2003.

The Ideal Book: Private Presses in the Netherlands, 1910-2010.

Capelleveen, Paul van, et al.

The Hague: Museum Meermanno, 2010.

Civilité Types.

Carter, Harry & H.D.L. Vervliet.

Oxford: Oxford Bibliographical Society, 1966.

A History of the Oxford University Press.

Carter, Harry.

Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1976.

The House of Enschedé: 1703-1953

Carter, Harry & Jan van Krimpen.

Harlaam: Enschedé, 1953.

A View of Early Typography: Up to About 1600.

Carter, Harry.

Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1969.

A View of Early Typography: Up to About 1600

Carter, Harry

London: Hyphen Press, 2002.

A Handlist of the Writings of Stanley Morison

Carter, John

Cambridge: Privately printed at the Cambridge University Press, 1950.

Typographic Design: Form & Communication.

Carter, Rob, et al.

Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons, 2007.

Twentieth-Century Type Designers

Carter, Sebastian

New York: W.W. Norton, 1995.

Catalogus van de Typographische Verzameling van Joh. Enschedé & Zonen

Haarlem, Joh. Enschedé en Zonen, 1916.

The Private Press

Cave, Roderick.

New York: R.R. Bowker, 1983. 2nd ed.

The Anatomy of Lettering

Chappell, Warren.

New York: Loring & Mussey, 1935.

A Short History of the Printed Word

Chappel, Warren (& Robert Bringhurst)

Vancouver: Hartley & Marks, 1998.

A Short History of the Printed Word

Chappel, Warren (& Robert Bringhurst)

New York: Dorset Press, 1970.

Designing Type

Cheng, Karen

New Haven: Yale University Press, 2005.

The Art of Bookbinding

Cobdon-Sanderson, T.J.

Dundas, ON: Aliquando Press, 1986.


Cobdon-Sanderson, T.J.

Dundas, ON: Aliquando Press, 1989.

The Closing of the Doves Press.

Cobden-Sanderson, T.J.

San Francisco: Standford University Libraries, 1969.

The Ideal Book or Book Beautiful

Cobden-Sanderson, T.J.

Berkeley, CA: Arif Press, 1981.

The Journals of Thomas James Cobden-

New York: MacMillan, 1926.

Majesty, Order and Beauty: Selections from the Journals of T.J. Cobden-Sanderson

Reuter, William, ed.

Dundas, ON: The Alequando Press, 2007. Limited to 45 copies, this is #24. Slipcased.

A Renaissance Alphabet: Il Perfetto Scrittore, Parte Seconda

Cresci, Giovan Francesco. Introduction by Donald M. Anderson.

Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1971.

To Be a Printer.

Crutchley, Brooke.

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1980.

Two Men: Walter Lewis and Stanley Morison at Cambridge

Crutchley, Brooke.

Cambridge: Privately printed at the Cambridge University Press, 1968. In slipcase.

Pietro Bembo: 'Foster Father of the Modern Book'

Danforth, Ted

New York: Typophiles, 2003.

Book Typography, 1815-1965 in Europe and the United States of America

Day, Kenneth

Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1966.

The Shaping of Our Alphabet.

Denman, Frank.

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1955.

Manual of Printing Office Practice

De Vinne, Theodore Low

Forest Hills, NY: Battery Park Book Company, 1978.

The Practice of Typography: Correct Composition

DeVinne, Theodore Low.

New York: Oswald Publishing, 1914.

The Alphabet Throughout the Ages and in All Lands: Staples Alphabet Exhibition.

Diringer, David.

London: Staples Press, 1953.

Jan Tschichold: Designer - The Penguin Years

Doubleday, Richard B.

New Castle: Oak Knoll Press, 2006.

Factors in the Choice of Typefaces

Dowding, Geoffrey.

London: Wace & Co., 1957.

Finer Points in the Spacing & Arrangement of Type

Dowding, Geoffrey

Vancouver: Hartley & Marks, 1995.

An Introduction to the History of Printing Types

Dowding, Geoffrey

London: Wace & Company, 1961.

A History of the Nonesuch Press

Dreyfus, John.

London: Nonesuch Press, 1981.

Into Print

Dreyfus, John.

Boston: Godine, 1995.

The Survival of Baskerville's Punches

Dreyfus, John.

Cambridge: Privately printed at the Cambridge University Press,1949.

Type Specimen Facsimiles Reproductions Of Fifteen Type Specimen Sheets Issued Between The Sixteenth And Eighteenth Centuries

Dreyfus, John, ed. Includes Stanley Morison's essay "On the Classification of Typographical Variations."

Lonson: Bowes & Bowes Putnam, 1963.

The Work of Jan van Krimpen: An Illustrated Record

Dreyfus, John

Lonson: Sylvan Press, 1952.

25: A Quarter-Century of Triumphs and Disasters in the Microcosm of the Private Press & Typefoundry of Paul Hayden Duensing.

Duensing, Paul Hayden.

Calamazoo, MI: Private Press & Typefoundry of Paul Hayden Duensing, 1976.

The Construction of Roman Letters

Dürer, Albrecht.
Designed by Bruce Rogers.

Cambridge: Dunster House, 1924.

Of the Just Shaping of Letters.

Dürer, Albrecht.

New York: Grolier Club, 1917. Designed by Bruce Rogers.

Doors of Perception: Essays in Book Typography

Duncan, Harry

Austin: W. Thomas Taylor, 1987.

Rookledge's International Handbook of Type Designers: A Biographical Directory

Eason, Ron & Sara Rookledge

Surrey, England: Sarema Press, 1991.

Hoi Barbaroi: A Quarter Century at Barbarian Press

Elsted, Crispin, et al.

Mission, BC: Barbarian Press, 2004.

Utile Dulci: The First Decade at Barbarian Press, 1977-1987

Elsted, Crispin and Jan Elsted. Mission, BC: Barbarian Press, 1988.

Enschedé Printing Works Hand-set Type (Specimen)

Haarlem: Enschedé, 1961.
2 vols.

Enschedé Type Specimen

Haarlem: Enschedé, c. 1960.

Typefoundries in the Netherlands, from the fifteenth to the nineteenth century

Enschedé, Charles (Harry Carter, trans.)

Haarlem: Stichting Museum Enschedé, 1978.

A Selection of Types

Haarlem: Enschedé, 1931.

Adieu Aesthetica & Mooie Pagina's!

Museum van het Boet, Uitgeverij de Buitenkant, Museum Enschedé, 1995.

A Book of Scripts

Fairbank, Alfred.

Middlesex: Penquin Books, 1952

A Handwriting Manaul.

Fairbank, Alfred.

London: Faber & Faber, 1954.

Humanistic Script of the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries

Fairbank, Alfred, and R.W. Hunt.

Oxford: Bodleian Library, 1960.

New Book Design.

Fawcett-Tang, Roger.

London: Lawrence King, 2004.

The Complete Manual of Typography

Felici, James

Berkeley: Peachpit (Adobe) Press, 2003.

Alphabetum Romanum

Feliciano, Felice.
Ed. Giovanni Mardersteig.

Verona: Officina Bodoni, 1960.

Alphabetum Romanum (Facimile)

Feliciano, Felice.

New York: Belser Incorporated, 1988. 2 vols. Slipcased.

L'"antiquario" Felice Feliciano veronese tra epigrafia antica, letteratura e arti del libro

Padova: Editrice Antenore, 1995.

Fine Printing in the Twentieth Century: Selections From the Collection of Kenneth Auchincloss.

New York: Grolier Club, 2005.

In Praise of Aldus Manutius

Fletcher, H. George

New York: The Pierpont Morgan Library, 1995.

Manuel Typographique/Fournier on Typefounding.

Fournier, Pierre Simon. Ed. Harry Carter.

Darmstadt: Technische Hochschule, 1995.

The Private Presses

Franklin, Colin

Chester Springs, PA: Dufour Editions, 1969.

Handwriting Manual

Fugger, Wolffgang.
Trans. Richard Platt.

Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1960.

A Book of Alphabets for Douglas Cleverdon Drawn by Eric Gill

Gill, Eric

Wellingborough: Christopher Skelton, 1987.

An Essay on Typography

Gill, Eric

Boston: David R. Godine, 1988.


Gill, Eric

New York: The Devin-Adair Company, 1945.

A Constructed Roman Alphabet.

Goines, David Lance.

Boston: David R. Godine, 1982.

The Alphabet, and Elements of Lettering.

Goudy, Frederic W.

New York: Dorset Press, 1989.

Goudy's Type Designs [Complete]

Goudy, Frederic W.

New Rochelle: The Myriade Press (for the Typohiles), 1978.

The Capitals of the Trajan Column of Rome

Goudy, Frederic W.

London: Oxford University Press, 1936.

Types and Type Design

Goudy, Frederic W.

Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 1936.

Typologia: Studies in Type Design & Type Making.

Goudy, Frederic W.

Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1977.


Goudy, Frederic W.

Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1977.

A History of Lettering: Creative Experiement and Letter Identity.

Gray, Nicolete.

Boston: David R. Godine, 1986.

Lettering as Drawing

Gray, Nicolette.

New York: Taplinger, 1971.

Cultures of Print: Essays in the History of the Book

Hall, David D.

Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1996.

Two Decades of Hamady & The Perishable Press.

Hamady, Walter.

St. Louis: University of Missouri, 1984.

The Letterforms and Type Designs of Eric Gill

Harling, Robert.

Westerham Press / Eva Svenson, 1979.

Personal Impressions: The Small Printing Press in Nineteenth-Century America

Harris, Elizabeth M.

Boston: David R. Godine, 2004.

An Italic Copybook: The Cataneo Manuscript

Harvard, Stephen

New York: Taplinger Publishing, 1981.

The Education of a Typographer

Heller, Steven.

New York: Alworth Press, 2004.

Texts on Type

Heller, Steven & Philip B. Meggs

New York: Alworth Press, 2001.

On Book Design

Hendel, Richard

New Haven: Yale University Press, 1998.

The Complete Typographer

Hill, Will

Upper Salle River, NJ: Pearson Prentice Hall, 2005.

Printing Types & How to Use Them

Hlasta, Stanley, C..

Pittsburg: Carnegie Press, 1950.

Edward Johnson, Master Calligrapher.

Holliday, Peter.

New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Perss, 2007.

The Art of the Book

Holme, Charles

New York: Dorset Press, 1990.

Lasting Impressions: The Grolier Club Library.

Holzenberg, Eric.

New York: The Grolier Club, 2005.

Designing Books: practice and theory

Hotchuli, Jost & Robin Kinross

London: Hyphen Press, 1996.

Detail in Typography

Hotchuli, Jost

London: Hyphen Press, 2008.

The Aesthetic World of Jan Van Krimpen

Hubregtse, Sjaak

The Hague: Museum of the Book, 1995..

A Century for the Century

Hunger, Martin & Jerry Kelly.

Jaffrey, NH: David R. Godine, 2004.


Hutchinson, James

New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1983.

Twenty-two tips on typography / Twenty-two things your should never do with typefaces

Jardi, Enric

New York: Actar, 2007.

The Encyclopaedia of Type Faces

Jaspert, W. Pincus, W. Turner Berry & A.F. Johnson

Poole: Blandford Press, 1983.

French Sixteenth-Century Printing.

Johnson, A.F.

London: Earnst Benn, 1928.

Italian XVI Century Typography.

Johnson, A.F.

New York: Scribner's, 1926.

Selected Essays on Books and Printing.

Johnson, A.F.

New York: Abner Schram, 1970.

Alphabets to Order: The Literature of Nineteenth-Century Typefounders' Specimens

Johnston, Alastair

London: British Library, 2000.

Robert Granjon: Sixteenth Century Type Founder and Printer.

Jones, George W.

Brooklyn: Mergenthaler Linotype Company, 1931

A Destinguished Family of French Printers of the Sixteenth Centry, Henri & Robert Estienne.

Jones, George W.

Brooklyn: Mergenthaler Linotype Company, 1929

Jan Tschichold: Master Typographer, His Life, Work & Legacy

de Jong, Cees W., et al

London: Thames & Hudson, 2008.

Type: A Visual History of Typefaces and Graphic Styles,
Volume 1

de Jong, Cees (ed.)

New York: Taschen, 2009.

Type: A Visual History of Typefaces and Graphic Styles,
Volume 2

de Jong, Cees (ed.)

New York: Taschen, 2010.

Last Will and Testament of the Late Nicolas Jenson

Chicago: Ludlow Telegraph Company, 1928.

About Face: Reviving the rules of typography

Jury, David

Mies: Rotovision, 2004.

book art object

Jury, David, ed.

Berkeley: The Codex Foundation, 2008.

Letter Press: The allure of the handmade

Jury, David

Mies: Rotovision, 2004.

A Checklist of Books Published by William Pickering, 1820-1853

Kelly, Jerry.

Ponoma, NY: Kelly-Winterton Press, 2004.

The First Flowering: Bruce Rogers at the Riverside Press, 1896-1912

Kelly, Jerry

Boston: The Club of Odd Volumes, 2008.

Giovanni and Martino Mardersteig: Book designers, typographers and printers in Verona.

Kelly, Jerry et al.

New York: Grolier Club, 2009.

Modern typography.

Kinross, Robin.

London: Hyphen Press, 1992.

Unjustified texts: perspectives on typography

Kinross, Robin

London: Hyphen Press, 2002.

Historical Scripts: From Classical Times to the Renaissance

Knight, Stan

New Castle, Delaware: Oak Knoll Press, 1998.

Fritz Kredel: 1900-1973

Kredel Brown, Mathilde.

New York: The Grolier Club, 2000.

Jan van Krimpen: Tentoonstelling van zijn ontwerpen, letters en boeken

Krimpen, H. van

Antwerp: Meermanno, 1967.

Boek over het maken van boeken

Krimpen, H. van

Arnhem: Van Loghum Slaterus, 1966.

On Designing and Devising Type

Krimpen, Jan van.

New York: The Typophiles, 1957.

On the Mechanical Cutting of Punches

Krimpen, Jan van.

Boston: Godine, 1972.

A Perspective on Type and Typography

Krimpen, Jan van.

Lunenburg: The Stinehour Press, 1965.

Typography: Formation & TransFormation

Kunz, Willi

Zürich: Niggli, 2003.

Typography: Macro- & Micro-Aesthetics

Kunz, Willi

Zürich: Niggli, 2002.


Lacoue-Labarthe, Philippe

Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1989.

Humane Letters: Bruce Rogers, Designer of Books

Landon, Richard

Toronto: Thomas Fisher Rare Books Library (University of Toronto), 2007.

Early Type Specimens in the Plantin-Moretus Museum

Lane, John A.

London: British Library, 2004.

Proef van Letteren, Welke gegooten worden in de Nieuwe Haerlemsche Lettergietery van J. Enschede [facsimile from the 1768 edition].

Lane, John A.

Amsterdam, De Buitenkant, 1993.

Letterproeven van Nederlandse gieterijen | Dutch Typefounders' Specimens

Lane, John A. & Mathieu Lommen

Amsterdam, De Buitenkant, 1998.

Printing Digital Type on the hand-operated flatbed cylinder press

Lange, Gerald

Marina del Ray: Bieler Press Monographs, 2004.

Rudolph Ruzicka: Speaking Reminiscently

Lathem, Edward Connery

New York: The Grolier Club, 1986.

The Roman Inscriptional Letter

Lawrence, Sandra.

Portland: Graphic Arts Workshop at Reed College, 1955.

Anatomy of a Typeface

Lawson, Alexander

Boston: David R. Godine, 1999.

Typographical Printing Surfaces

Legros, Lucien Alphonse & John Cameron Grant.

London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1916.

BR Today: A Selection of His Books, With Comments.

Lerner, Abe., ed.

New York: The Grolier Club, 1982.

The Art & History of Books

Levarie, Norma.

New York: James H. Heineman, 1968.

Anatomy of Printing

Lewis, John

New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, 1970.

Typography: basic principles

Lewis, John.

New York: Reinhold Publishing, 1964.

Jan van Krimpen:

Lommen, Mathieu, ed.

Rijksmusem Meermanno-Westreenianum, 1967.

Bookmaking: Editing/ Design/Production

Lee, Marshall

New York: W.W. Norton, 2004.

A Handbook of Printing Types with Notes on the Style of Composition and Graphic Processes Used by Cowells

Lewis, John N.C.

London: Faber & Faber, 1947.

A Handbook of Type and Illustration

Lewis, John

London: Faber & Faber, 1956.

ABC of Lettering and Printing Typefaces

Lindegren, Erik

New York: Greenwich House, 1982.

Bram de Does: Letterontwerper & Typograaf / Typographer & Type Designer

Lommen, Mathieu (ed)

Amsterdam: De Buitenkant Publishers, 2003.

Venetian Printing

Lowery, Martin

Herning, Denmark: Poul Kristensen, 1989.

Type: The Secret History of Letters

Loxley, Simon

New York: I.B. Taurus, 2004.

The Typographic Desk Reference

Lupton, Ellen

New Castle: Oak Knoll Books, 2009.

M & H Type Catalogue

San Francisco: M & H Type, 1994.

The American Printer: A Manual of Typography, Containing Practical Directions for Managing All Departments of a Pringing Office, as well as Complete Instructions for Apprentices

MacKellar, Thomas

Philadelphia: The MacKellar, Smiths & Jordan Co., 1889.

An A-Z of Type Designers

Macmillan, Neil

Yale University Press, 2006.

Bruce Rogers: American Typographer

Mansbridge, Georgia

New York: The Typophiles, 2007.

A Manual of Style

Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1947.

The Officina Bodoni: An Account of the Work of a Hand Press, 1923-1977.

Mardersteig, Giovanni
Ed. Hans Schmoller.

Verona: Edizioni Valdonega, 1980. Slipcased.

A Roman Inscription: On Santi Giovanni e Paolo al Celio

Maret, Russell.

New York: Russell Maret, 2010.

Calligraphy: 1535-1853

Marzoli, Carla

Milan: La Bibliofila, 1962.

My Lives.

Meynell, Francis.

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Stanley Morison & D.B. Updike: Selected Correspondence

McKitterick, David, ed.

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The Book: The Story of Printing & Bookmaking

McMurtrie, Douglas C.

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Revival of the Fittest: Digital Versions of Classic Typefaces.

Meggs, Philip B. and Roy McKelvey, eds.

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A.T.A Type Comparison Book

Merriman, Frank

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Fleuron Anthology

Maynell, Francis & Herbert Simon

Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1973.

American Metal Typefaces of the Twentieth Century

McGrew, Mac.

2nd ed. New Castle: Oak Knoll Books, 1993.

An Introduction to Bibliography

McKerrow, Ronald B.

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Typographers on Type

McLean, Ruari, ed.

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Dutch Type

Middendorp, Jan

Rotterdam: 010 Publishers, 2004.

Book Typography: A Designer's Manual

Mitchell, Michael and Susan Wightman

Marlborough: Libanus Press, 2005.

Stanley Morison: His Typographic Achievement

Moran, James

London: Lund Humphries, 1971.

Andres Brun: Calligrapher of Saragossa, Some Account Of His Life And Work.

Morison, Stanley & Henry Thomas.

Paris & New York: Pegasus Press, 1925.

A Brief Survey of Printing History and Practice

Morison, Stanley and Holbrook Jackson.

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1923.

The Calligraphic Models of Ludovico degli Arrighi surnamed Vicentino.

Morison, Stanley.

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The Fell Types.

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First Principles of Typography.

Morison, Stanley.

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First Principles of Typography

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Grondbeginselen van de Typografie (First Principles of Typography)

Morison, Stanley.
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Fra Luca de Pacioli

Pacioli, Luda de.
Stanley Morison.
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New York: Grolier Club, 1933.

John Fell, the University Press and the "Fell" Types.

Morison, Stanley.

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On Type Designs Past and Present

Morison, Stanley.

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Selected Essays on the History of Letter-Forms in Manuscript and Print

Morison, Stanley

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A Tally of Types

Morison, Stanley

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A Tally of Types

Morison, Stanley

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Type Designs of the Past and Present

Morison, Stanley

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The Typographic Arts: Two Lectures

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Politics and Script

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Talbot Baines Reed

Morison, Stanley

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Stanley Morison: His Typographic Achievement

Moran, James

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Italian Sixteenth-Century Books

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Mechanick Exercises

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Cobden-Sanderson and the Doves Press.

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Ogg, Oscar

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Three Classics of Italian Calligraphy: Arrighi, Tagliente and Palatino

Ogg, Oscar

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Lettering as a Book Art

Ogg, Oscar.

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The Book in Italy During the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries

Orcutt, William Dana

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Alfabeto Delle Maiuscole Antiche Romane

Orfei, Luca di.

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Calligraphy and Palaeography: Essays presented to Alfred Fairbank

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Luminario: An Introduction to the Italian Writing Books of the 16th & 17th Centuries

Osley, A.S.

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Scribes and Sources

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Stanley Morison & 'John Fell'

Ould, Martin.

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The Art of the Type Specimen in the Twentieth Century

Pankow, David

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The Trained Printer and the Amateur

Pollard, Alfred W.

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Utrecht: Stichting De Roos, 1950.

The Trained Printer and the Amateur

Pollard, Alfred W.

Specimen of the Centaur Types, designed by Bruce Rogers.

London: Lanston Monotype Corp., 1929.

Front Cover: Great Book Jacket and Cover Design.

Powers, Alan.

London: Mitchell Beazley, 2001.

Calligraphic Type Design in the Digital Age

Prestianni, John

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Type & Typography: Highlights from the Matrix, the Review for Printers and Bibliophiles

Randle, John

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Typographically Speaking: The Art of Matthew Carter

Re, Margaret

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The Fall of ATF

Rehak, Theo.

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Practical Typecasting

Rehak, Theo

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The Aliquando Century

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Leaves from the Pie Tree

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Pie Tree Press | Memories from the Composing Room Floor

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A Book of Lettering

Robertson, Jean K. and Albert Field.

London: A&C Black, 1926.

The Centaur Types

Rogers, Bruce

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Paragraphs on Printing: Elicited from Bruce Rogers in Talks with James Hendrickson on the Functions of the Book Designer

Rogers, Bruce

New York: William E. Rudge's Sons, 1943.

Pi a Hodge Podge of the Letters, Papers, and Addresses Written During the Last 60 Years (& prospectus)

Rogers, Bruce

New York: The World Publishing Company, 1953.

Sette Alphabeti di Varie Lettere

Ruano, Ferdinando.

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Printing on the Iron Handpress

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The Case for Legibility

Ryder, John

New York: The Moretus Press, 1979.

Lines of the Alphabet in the Sixteenth Century

Ryder, John.

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Printing for Pleasure

Ryder, John

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Simon de Colines: An Annotated Catalogue of 230 Examples of His Press, 1520-1546

Schreiber, Fred

Provo, Utah: Friends of the Brigham Young University Library, 1995.

Advanced Typography for Students.

Shepherd, E.G.

London: MacDonald & Evans, 1960.

Typography for Students.

Shepherd, E.G.

London: MacDonald & Evans, 1966.

Introduction to Typography

Simon, Oliver

London: Curwen Press / Penquin, 1954.

Printer and Playground.

Simon, Oliver.

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Printing of To-Day.

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A Specimen Book of Types & Ornaments in use at The Cloister Press.

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The Origin of Type Designs

Standish, John K., et al.

Portland: Portland Club of Printing House Craftsmen, 1955.

Janson: A Definitive Collection (Specimen)

Stauffacher, Jack Werner.

San Francisco: The Greenwood Press, 1954.

Calligraphy: The Golden Age & Its Modern Revival.

Sullivan, Max W.

Portland, OR: Portland Art Association, 1958.

An Atlas of Typeforms

Sutton, James and Alan Bartram.

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From Hand to Hand: A Gathering of Book Arts in British Columbia

Tayler, Anne H. & Megan J. Nelson

Vancouver: The Alcuin Society, 1986.

American Book Design and William Morris

Thompson, Susan Otis

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The Doves Press

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The Alphabet of Francesco Torniello

Torniello, Francesco.
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Champ Fleury

Tory, Geoffrey.
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Letters of Credit

Tracy, Walter.

Boston: David R. Godine, 1986.

Letters of Credit

Tracy, Walter

Boston: David R. Godine, 1986.

The Typographic Scene

Tracy, Walter.

London: Gordon Fraser, 1988.

The Form of the Book: Essays on the Morality of Good Design

Tschichold, Jan

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An Illustrated History of Writing and Lettering.

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Treasury of Alphabets and Lettering

Tschichold, Jan

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The Book of Fine Paper

Turner, Silvie

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Theory and Practice of Presswork

United States Government Printing Office

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Type for Books: A Designer's Manual

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Typography Papers 6

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Typography Papers 7. London:

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Printing Types: Their History, Forms, and Use

Updike, D.B.

Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1937.

Printing Types: Their History, Forms and Use

Updike, Daniel Berkeley

Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1966.

The Well-Made Book

Updike, Daniel Berkeley

New York: Mark Batty, 2002.

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Verini, Giovam Baptista.

Harvard College Library, 1947.

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Vervliet, Hendrik D.L.

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Type Specimen Facsimiles

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The Crystal Goblet: Sixteen Essays on Typography

Warde, Beatrice.

London: Sylvan Press, 1955.

A Brief History of Printing

Walker, Emery

L.C.C. Central School of Arts and Crafts, 1911.

Typomania: selected essays on typesetting and related subjects.

Wallis, Lawrence W.

Worcestershire: Severnside Printers Limited, 1993.

Bruce Rogers: Designer of Books

Warde, Frederic

Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1925.

Opera Di Geiovanniantonio Tagliente: 1525

Wells, James M.

Chicago: Newberry Library, 1952.

Daniel Berkeley Updike and the Merrymount Press.

Winship, George Parker.

Rochester: Leo Hart, 1947.

A Memoir of the Origin of Printing

Willet, Ralph

Forest Hills, NY: Battery Park Book Company, 1978.

Methods of Book Design

Williamson, Hugh

New Haven: Yale University Press, 1983.

The Design of Books

Wilson, Adrian

New York: Reinhold Publishing, 1967.

Gutenberg to Plantin: An Outline of The Early History of Printing

Winship, George Parker

Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1926.

About Alphabets: Some marginal notes on type design.

Zapf, Hermann.

Cambridge: MIT Press, 1970.

Alphabet Stories: A Chronicle of Technical Developments

Zapf, Herman

Rochester: Cary Graphic Arts Press, 2008.

The Fine Art of Letters: The Work of Herman Zapf

Zapf, Herman & Jerry Kelly.

New York: The Grolier Club, 2000.

Herman Zapf: calligrapher, type-designer and typographer.

Cincinnati: The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati Art Museum, 1961.

Pen & Graver.

Zapf, Herman.

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Typographic Variations.

Zapf, Herman.

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