TWENTIETH CENTURY TYPE DESIGNERS by Sebastian Carter
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London & New York: W W Norton and Co. 1995. New Edition. Printed in Great Britain. Hardcover. Jacket design by Alan Bartram. 192pp.
Book Condition: Fine, Dust Jacket: Fine, very slight shelf wear at edges. Black boards lettered in silver at spine, with photographs, black and white illustrations, and typographic examples throughout.
A comprehensive introduction to typefaces, their relationships and evolution, with biographical sketches of notable designers who advanced the discipline. The new edition is distinct by its inclusion of contemporary ('90s) technological advances, and inclusion of typographers ho made their mark in the later part of the twentieth century. An essential reference work for typographers and designer.