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Troy McCallister's picture
Joined: 18 Dec 2002 - 9:53am
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Does anyone have the book “American Metal Typefaces of the 20th Century?” What do you think of it? Does it have complete showings of a face’s characters?

Thanks

Troy

Paul Yamagata-Madlon's picture
Joined: 10 May 2003 - 11:00am
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I’ve got it. It’s pretty extensive. Most of the time (more than 70%) it shows a complete specimen

Paul Yamagata-Madlon's picture
Joined: 10 May 2003 - 11:00am
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> indentifying date of issue, designer and foundry

… and with some commentary from Mac McGrew.

Troy McCallister's picture
Joined: 18 Dec 2002 - 9:53am
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Thanks for your help Paul.

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Joined: 25 May 2003 - 3:53am
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If you are wondering if the book is worth buying I would give it a strong buy recommendation.

Gerald Giampa

Paul Yamagata-Madlon's picture
Joined: 10 May 2003 - 11:00am
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Ah, yes. I would recommend it as well. Not a beautiful book ? kind of like a giant, hardcover Dover book ? but the content makes up for that in spades. Thousands of faces!