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Recently Christian Shwartz was mentioning a book here
Called "A selection of types from six centuries in use at the office of Joh. Enschedé en Zonen at Haarlem, Holland, Printed & Issued in the year MDCCCCXXX'
Which got me wondering. What other books might my fellow typophiles recommend that are not hyper-rare or hyper-expensive but which would be good to have while studying type history & especially text text type? For instance, I remember reading that some books set in metal Bembo can be had for a song if the content is of dubious interest now. Any faves in that category? What about Van Dijck's stuff? The reason I ask is I am near some antiquarian book stores in So Cal for just a little while & I would like to make good use of the opportunity! I could just buy things online I guess but this would be more fun.