This was a christmas present and it was a greatly appreciated present. it is now suggested that volume two is a necessity!
A visual history of typeface and graphic styles - title
Type: A Visual History of Typefaces and Graphic Styles 1628-1900 (英語) 用品 – 2009/8/1
Cees W. de Jong is a designer and publisher based in Laren, the Netherlands. He has published numerous books on design, architecture and art, and is now working as a design/publishing consultant and author. He has also published many books on graphic design. Alston W. Purvis is professor of the visual arts division of the School of Arts at Boston University, USA. He is also the author on many books on graphic design. Jan Tholenaar is collector of the printed letter in all various incarnations through exquisite design catalogs and specimen books. He lives in Amsterdam.