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I'm longing for a type book (new or old) to digest. I've got a few but I'm itching for something new. What are some favorites?
Type: The Secret History of Letters, by Simon Loxley
Language, Culture Type, edited by John D. Berry
well do you have the triumvirate?
Sounds like you need something obscure to rekindle the romance? Two of my favorite exotics: "Dimensional Typography" by Abbott Miller; and "Types Best Remembered / Types Best Forgotten", Robert Norton ed.
If you want something a little different try "The Skilled Compositor, 1850-1914: An Aristocrat Among Working Men", by Patrick Duffy. Or, "The Swifts: Printers in the Age of Typesettig Races" by Walker Rumble. Some really great stories in both volumes.
right now i like alphabets by wim crowell, typeone, and designer shock.
The Manual of Linotype Typography from 1923. I especially like the "Critical Comments" parts of the pages and the tabbing, to set them it must have been pretty darned expensive!
RodiThe Truth shall set you free