The Visual History of Type
The visual history of type from Paul McNeil is a definitive survey of the major typefaces produced since the advent of printing, from movable type in the mid-15th century to the present day. Arranged chronologically, more than 320 typefaces are presented in the form of their original type specimens or earliest printings, located in their historical context through brief overviews and descriptions of the key characteristics of each face.
Arranged chronologically to provide context, more than 320 typefaces are displayed in the form of their original type specimens or earliest printing. Each entry is supported by a brief history and description of defining characteristics of the typeface.