American Metal Typefaces

dctroy's picture

Does anyone have the book "American Metal Typefaces of the 20th Century?" What do you think of it? Does it have complete showings of a face's characters?



PYMadlon's picture

I've got it. It's pretty extensive. Most of the time (more than 70%) it shows a complete specimen

PYMadlon's picture

> indentifying date of issue, designer and foundry

... and with some commentary from Mac McGrew.

dctroy's picture

Thanks for your help Paul.

serafino's picture

If you are wondering if the book is worth buying I would give it a strong buy recommendation.

Gerald Giampa

PYMadlon's picture

Ah, yes. I would recommend it as well. Not a beautiful book ? kind of like a giant, hardcover Dover book ? but the content makes up for that in spades. Thousands of faces!

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