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The anatomy of type : a graphic guide to 100 typefaces

Stephen Coles (Author)
The Anatomy of Type is the ultimate stylistic guide to the intricacies and design of 100 indispensable typefaces. A delightful, colorful, and visual reference guide created by Stephen Coles and Tony Seddon--two acknowledged pros in the font design world--The Anatomy of Type was developed with typographers, graphic designers, and font geeks in mind, graphically and visually expanding on the current font-mania initiated by Simon Garfields's Just My Type
Print Book, English, 2012
Harper Design, New York, 2012
256 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
9780062203120, 0062203126
How to use this book
Glossary of typographic terminology
The anatomy of type
Type classification at a glance
Key classifications features
Humanist Serif
Transitional Serif
Rational Serif
Contemporary Serif
Inscribed/ Engraved
Grotesque Sans
Neo-Grotesque Sans
Gothic Sans
Geometric Sans
Humanist Sans
Neo-Humanist Sans
Grotesque Slab
Geometric Slab
Humanist Slab
Includes index