New PDF release: A Tally of Types

By Stanley Morison

ISBN-10: 0521200431

ISBN-13: 9780521200431

The Tally of sorts used to be first circulated in a privately revealed variation in 1953, attaining a popularity and impression thoroughly disproportionate to the relatively small variety of copies in life. In 1973 Cambridge college Press released a model edited and accelerated by means of Brooke Crutchley and others, making this vintage of typographical heritage and perform to be had to a much broader readership; it truly is this version we've reprinted the following. Stanley Morison supplied the impetus and judgement at the back of the programme of typographical revival carried via through the Monotype company within the Nineteen Twenties and early Nineteen Thirties. The Tally is an account, historic, severe and sensible, of the categories lower less than Morison's course in this interval. it's a powerful functionality: a very good instance of what's now regarded as Morison's attribute combination of erudition and perception. What began as not more than an try and list the evidence built, lower than his hand, into one of many significant statements of typographical perform of its time.

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