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Typeface Revivals: Copies, Models and Muses * Type Terminology * A Note on this Book Inscriptional: Ancient Rome to the Baroque Era * Blackletter * Oldstyle: Nicolas Jenson to William Caslon * Chancery Italics * Transitional * Neoclassical * Slab Serif * Sans Serif: Grotesque, Geometric, and Humanist * 20th-Century: Serif Types from Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue to Adrian Frutiger * Display: Wood Type, Art Nouveau, Art Deco, and More * Scripts: Pointed Pen and Brush * Further Reading

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A wide-ranging survey of revival typefaces focusing on digital fonts with roots in the past.

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Paul Shaw is the award-winning designer or co-designer of 18 typefaces. He also teaches at Parsons School of Design and the School of Visual Arts.

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'Simply the best recent publication about type ... a book of real scholarship, inspiringly delivered' - Eye

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