Books

[[Indices]] : Books
A wealth of information has been published about the art of type. "The [[Triumvirate]] of Typography"—selected primary works of three authors—offers a foundation for every great typographic library. Included below is an evolving index of notable books written about the art and history of [[typography]] and [[type-design]].

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[ A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z ]


A

[[About Alphabets: Some Marginal Notes on Type Design.]] - Zapf, Hermann, (Translated by Paul Standard), MIT Press, 1970

[[Active literature: Jan Tschichold and New Typography]] Burke, Christopher, Hyphen Press 2007

[[Alphabet Abecedarium, The: Some Notes on Lettering]] -Firmage, Richard A., David R. Godine,

[[Alphabet: The history, evolution & design of the letters we use today]] -Haley, Allan, Watson-Guptill Publications, 1995

[[The Alphabet and Elements of Lettering]] -Goudy, Frederic. Dorset Press, New York, 1989

[[Alphabetic Labyrinth, The: The Letters in History and Imagination]] -Drucker, Johanna, Thames and Hudson 1995

[[American Metal Typefaces Of The Twentieth Century]] -McGrew, Mac. Oak Knoll Books, 1993.

[[Anatomy of a Typeface]] -Lawson, Alexander. David R. Godine Pub., 1990

[[The Art of Hand Lettering]] -Wotzkow, Helm. Dover, 1967


B

[[Blackletter: Type and National Identity]] -Shaw, Paul & Peter Bain, The Cooper Union/Princeton Architectural Press, May, 1998

[[Book of Oz Cooper, The: A Tribute to Oswald Bruce Cooper]] -Society of Typographic Arts, Society of Typographic Arts, Chicago, 1947

[[Book of Scripts, A (4th Ed.)]] -Alfred Fairbank, Faber, 1977

[[Book Typography 1815-1965, in Europe and the United States of America]] - Day, Kenneth. University of Chicago Press, 1966


C

[[The Centaur Types]] -Bruce Rogers, Purdue University Press, 1996

[[Complete Manual of Typography]], The - Felici, James. Adobe/Peachpit Press, 2003

[[Counterpunch: Making Type in the Sixteenth Century, Designing Typefaces Now]] -Smeijers, Fred. Hyphen Press, 1996


D

[[Designing Type]] -Cheng, Karen. Yale University Press, 2006

[[Design With Type]] -Dair, Carl. University of Toronto Press, 1967

[[Development of Script and Type, The]] -Meier, Hans Eduard. Syntax, 1994

[[A Dissertation upon English Typographical Founders and Foundries]] -Mores, Edward Rowe. Oxford Bibliographical Society, 1961

[[Doors of Perception, Essays in book typography]] -Duncan, Harry. Wind River Press, 1987


E

[[Elements of Lettering]] Frederic W. Goudy. New York: M. Kennerley, 1922

[[Elements of Lettering and Sign Painting]] Scranton: The Colliery Engineer Company, 1899

[[Elements of Typographic Style]] -[[Robert Bringhurst|Bringhurst, Robert]]. Hartley & Marks, Vancouver, 1997.

[[Essay on Typography]] -[[Eric Gill|Gill, Eric]]. David R. Godine, Jaffrey, New Hampshire, 1993. Reprint of the 1931 original.

[[Exploring Typography]] -Rabinowitz, Tova. Thomson and Delmar, Clifton Park, NY, 2006.


F

[[First Principles of Typography]] -Morison, Stanley. Macmillan Co., New York & Univeristy Press, Cambridge, 1936.

[[Font Technology: Methods and Tools]] -Karow, Peter (Foreword by Gerard Unger). Springer Verlag/URW, 1994

[[FontBook]] -[[Erik Spiekermann|Spiekermann, Erik]], Jürgen Siebert, Mai-Linh Thi Truong. [[FontShop|FSI FontShop International]], Berlin, 2006.

[[Fontographer: Type by Design]] -Moye, Stephen. MIS:Press, 1995

[[Fonts & Logos]] -Young, Doyald. Delphi Press, 1999

[[Form of the Book, The: Essays on the Morality of Good Design. (Reprint)]] -Tschichold, Jan & Hajo Hadeler, Hartley & Marks, 1995


G

[[Goudy’s Type Designs, His Story and Specimens]] -Goudy, Frederic W. Oak Knoll Press, 1979

[[Greek Letters: From Tablets to Pixels]] - Macrakis, Michael S. ed. Oak Knoll Press, 1996

[[Grid Systems In Graphic Design]]

[[Gutenberg, Johann, and his Bible: A Historical Study]] -Ing, Janet Thompson. British Library, 1988 (2nd Edition,Typophiles, 1990)

[[Gutenberg, Johann: The Man & His Invention]] -Kapr, Albert (Translated by Douglas Martin), Scolar Press, 1995


H

[[Helvetica: Homage to a Typeface]] -Müller, Lars ed. Lars Müller Publishers/Princeton Architectural Press, 2000


I

[[Indie Fonts]] -[[Richard Kegler|Kegler, Richard]] ed., [[James Grieshaber|Grieshaber, James]] ed., Riggs, Tamye ed. P-Type Publications, 2002

[[Indie Fonts 2]] -[[Richard Kegler|Kegler, Richard]] ed., [[James Grieshaber|Grieshaber, James]] ed., Riggs, Tamye ed. P-Type Publications, 2003

[[Indie Fonts 3]] -[[Richard Kegler|Kegler, Richard]] ed., [[James Grieshaber|Grieshaber, James]] ed., Riggs, Tamye ed. P-Type Publications/Rockport, 2007


L

[[Language Culture Type|Language, Culture, Type]] -Berry, John D. ed., ATypI, Surrey, 2002.

[[Learn FontLab Fast]] -[[Leslie Cabarga|Cabarga, Leslie]]. Iconoclassics Pub., Los Angeles,
2004.

[[Lessons in Formal Writing]] -[[Johnston, Edward]]. Taplinger. New York, 1986

[[Letter Forms, Two essays on their classification, history and bibliography]] -Morison, Stanley. Hartley & Marks, Vancouver, 1997.

[[Letter Forms: Typographic & Scriptorial (Reprinted Edition)]] -Morison, Stanley. Hartley & Marks, 1999

[[Lettering: Studies + Research on the Evolution of Writing and Print Typefaces]] -Tubaro, Antonio and Ivana. Thames and Hudson, 1994 (English Translation)

[[Lettering and Alphabets]] -Cavanagh

[[Letters of Credit: A View of Type Design]] -Tracy, Walter. David R. Godine, Publisher, 1986

[[Lissitzky, El: Life, Letters, Texts.]] -Lissitzky-Küppers, Sophie. Thames and Hudson, 1992

[[Logo_font_and_lettering_bible|Logo, Font & Lettering Bible]] -[[Leslie Cabarga|Cabarga, Leslie]]

[[Logotypes & Letterforms]] -Young, Doyald. Design Press/McGraw-Hill, 1993


M

[[Modern Typography: An Essay in Critical History]] -Kinross, Robin. Chronicle Books/Princeton Architectural Press, 1996

[[Modern Encyclopedia of Typefaces, 1960-90]] -Wallis, Lawrence W. Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1990


N

[[The Non-Designer's Type Book]] - Williams, Robin. Peachpit Press, 2005


O

[[On Book Design]] - Hendel, Richard. Yale University Press, 1998

[[On Stone: The Art and Use of Typography on the Personal Computer]] - Stone, Sumner. Bedford Arts/Chronicle Books, 1991

[[Optical Letter Spacing for New Printing Systems]] -Kindersley, David G. Wynkyn de Worde Society/Lund Humphries Publishers Ltd., 1976

[[Origin of the American Point System for Printers’ Type Measurement.]] -Hopkins, Richard L. Hill & Dale Private Press, 1989

[[Origin of the Serif, The: Brush Writing & Roman Letters (2nd Ed.)]] -Catich, Edward M. Catich Gallery, St. Ambrose University, 1991


P

[[Period Styles: A History of Punctuation]] -Lupton, Ellen, J. P. Levinson, et al.. The Herb Lubalin Study Center, 1988

[[Pioneers of Modern Typography]] - Spencer, Herbert. MIT Press, 1983

[[Politics and Script]]. -Morison, Stanley. Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1972

[[Printed Book in America, The]] - Blumenthal, Joseph, D.R. Godine, 1977 (Reissue by University Press of New England (HC) 1977, reprint by University Press of New England (PB) 1989)

[[Printing Types: An Introduction]]-Lawson, Alexander S. & Dwight Agner, Beacon Press, 1990

[[Printing Types: Their History, Forms & Use. (2 Vol.)]] -Updike, Daniel Berkeley. Harvard University, 1922, 1927, 1935, 1962

[[Printing Types: Their History, Forms & Use. (2 Vol.)]] -Updike, Daniel Berkeley, Dover Publications, 1980

[[Printing Types: Their History, Forms & Use. (2 Vol.)]] -Updike, Daniel Berkeley, Oak Knoll Press, 2001

[[Renner, Paul: The Art of Typography]] - Burke, Christopher. Hyphen Press/Princeton Architectural Press, 1999


S

[[Scribes and Sources: Handbook of the Chancery Hand in the Sixteenth Century]] -Osley, A.S. , David R. Godine, Publisher, 1980

[[Script Lettering for Artists]] -Tommy Thompson


T

[[Tally of Types, A]] -Morison, Stanley. David R. Godine, Publisher, 1999.

[[Thinking with Type]]: A Critical Guide for Designers, Writers, Editors & Students -Lupton, Ellen. Princeton Architectural Press, 2010

[[Trajan Capitals]], The -Goudy, Frederic W. Oxford University Press, 1936.

[[Treasury of Alphabets & Lettering: A Source Book]]- Tschichold, Jan. W.W. Norton & Co., 1995

[[Tschichold, Jan: Typographer]] - McLean, Ruari. David R. Godine, Publisher, 1975

[[Twentieth Century Type Designers ]] - Carter, Sebastian. W.W. Norton & Co., 1995

[[Type and Typography]] - Baines, Phil & Haslam, Andrew. Watson Guptill, 2002

[[Type Foundries of America & their catalogs]] - Annenberg, Maurice. Oak Knoll Press, 1994

[[Type Sign Symbol]] -Adrian Frutiger, ABC Verlag, 1980

[[Typefaces for Books]] - Sutton, James. New Amsterdam Books, 1990

[[The Typographic Arts]] -Morison, Stanley

[[The Typographic Book, 1450-1935]] - Morison, Stanley & Kenneth Day, University of Chicago Press, 1963

[[Typographic Communications Today]] -Gottschall, Edward M. MIT Press, 1989

[[Typographic Milestones]] -Haley, Allan. Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1991 (Reprint John Wiley & Sons, 1997)

[[Typographical Printing-Surfaces: The technology and mechanism of their production]] -Legros, Lucien Alphonse & John Cameron Grant, Longmans, Green & Co., 1916 (reprinted by Garland in, 1980)

[[Typographie]] - Aicher, Otl & Josef Rommen, W. Ernst & Sohn, Verlag, 1988

[[Typography: A Manual of Design]] - Ruder, Emil. Hastings House Publications, 1981

[[Typography: An Encyclopedic Survey of Type Design and Techniques Throughout History]] - Friedl, Friedrich, Nicolaus Ott (Editor) & Bernard Stein, Black Dog & Leventhal, July, 1998

[[Typography: Macro- + Microæsthetics]]-Kunz, Willi. Verlag Niggli AG, 1998

[[Typography: Reflections on the Origins of My Typographic Work in Ten Chapters ]]-Weingart, Wolfgang. Lars Müller Publishers/Princeton Architectural Press, December, 1999

[[Typologia]] -Goudy, Frederic W. University of California Press, Berkeley, 1977

[[Typology: Type Design from the Victorian Era to the Digital Age]] -Heller, Steven & Louise Fili. Chronicle Books , June, 1999


W

[[The Western Heritage of Type Design]] -Hutchings, R.S.. Cory, Adams, & Mackay Ltd, 1963

[[The Work of Jan van Krimpen]] -Dreyfus, John. Hartley & Marks, 1996


V

[[Visible Word, The: Experimental Typography & Modern Art, 1909-1923]] -Drucker, Johanna. The University of Chicago Press, 1996


Z

[[Zapf, Hermann & His Design Philosophy]] -Zapf, Hermann. Yale University Press, 1989

German Language

[[Das Schreiben als Kunstfertigkeit]]

[[Fraktur: The History & Formal Development of Fraktur Types]] -Kapr, Albert. Hermann Schmidt, 1993

[[Postscript: Zur Form von Schrift heute]]

Portuguese Language

[[Fontes digitais brasileiras: de 1989 a 2001]] -Farias, Priscila; Piqueira, Gustavo(org). Rosari, 2003.

[[Herança Escultórica da Tipografia, A]] -Gaudêncio Jr, Norberto. Rosari, 2004

[[Projeto Tipográfico: análise e produção de fontes digitais]] -Rocha, Cláudio. Rosari, 2005

[[Tipografia: uma apresentação]] -Niemeyer, Lucy. 2AB, 2000

[[Tipografia Digital: o impacto das novas tecnologias]] -Farias, Priscila. 2AB, 2001

[[Tipos: desenho e utilização de letras no projeto gráfico]] -Pereira, Aldemar. Quartet, 2004

[[Elementos do Estilo Tipográfico]] -Bringhurst, Robert. Cosac Naify, 2005

Discussion:
Advice please: on useful old books to add to Typophile's library