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Typography Bibliography

I love typography. For my contribution to an upcoming collection on the rhetoric of type, I consulted the following texts:

Bennett, Paul A., & Bruce Rogers. (1963). Books and printing : a treasury for typophiles (1st Forum Ed. ed.). Cleveland: World Pub. Co.

Berry, John D. (2006). dot-font : talking about fonts (1st ed.). New York: Mark Batty Publisher.

Bringhurst, Robert. (2004). The elements of typographic style (3rd ed.). Point Roberts, WA: Hartley & Marks, Publishers.

Carter, Sebastian. (1995). Twentieth century type designers (New ed ed.). London: Lund Humphries Publishers.

Clair, Kate. (1999). A typographic workbook : a primer to history, techniques, and artistry. New York: Wiley.

Coles, Stephen. (2012). The anatomy of type : a graphic guide to 100 typefaces. New York: Harper Design.

Davis, Graham. (2007). The designer’s toolkit : 500 grids and style sheets. San Francisco: Chronicle Books.

Dodd, Robin. (2006). From Gutenberg to opentype : an illustrated history of type from the earliest letterforms to the latest digital fonts. Vancouver, WA: Hartley & Marks Publishers.

AG, FontShop. (2014). 100 Best Typefaces Ever. Bath, U.K.: Future Publishing Ltd.

Garfield, Simon. (2011). Just my type : a book about fonts. New York, New York: Gotham Books.

Harrower, Tim. (1995). The newspaper designer’s handbook (3rd ed.). Madison, Wis: W.C.B., Brown & Benchmark Publishers.

Heller, Steven. (2004). The education of a typographer. New York: Allworth Press.

Heller, Steven., & Louise. Fili. (1997). Deco type : stylish alphabets of the ‘20s & ‘30s. San Francisco: Chronicle Books.

Heller, Steven., & Philip B. Meggs. (2001). Texts on type : critical writings on typography. New York: Allworth Press.

Hilner, Matthias. (2009). Basics Typography: Virtual Typography. Ava Publishing.

Hyndman, Sarah. (2015). The Type Taster: How Fonts Influence You. Type Tasting.

Jaspert, W. Pincus., W. Turner Berry, & A. F. Johnson. (2001). The encyclopaedia of type faces (Pbk. ed.). London New York: Cassell Paperbacks Distributed in the U.S. by Sterling Pub.

Loxley, Simon. (2016). Type is beautiful : the story of fifty remarkable fonts. Oxford: Bodleian Library.

Loxley, Simon. (2004). Type : the secret history of letters. London ; New York: I.B. Tauris.

Lupton, Ellen. (2004). Thinking with type : a critical guide for designers, writers, editors, & students (1st ed ed. Vol. Design briefs). New York: Princeton Architectural Press.

Macmillan, Neil. (2006). An A-Z of type designers. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press.

Martin, Keith, Robin Dodd, & Graham Davis. (2009). 1000 Fonts: An Illustrated Guide to Finding the Right Typeface. Chronicle Books.

(2007). Made with FontFont : type for independent minds (1st ed ed.). New York: Mark Batty Publisher.

Morison, Stanley, & Brooke Crutchley. (1999). A tally of types : with additions by several hands ; and with a new introduction by Mike Parker. Boston: D.R. Godine.

Parker, Roger C. (1993). Looking Good in Print (3rd ed.). Chapel Hill, NC: Ventana.

Perfect, Christopher, & Jeremy Austen. (1992). The complete typographer : a manual for designing with type. Englewood Cliffs, N.J: Prentice-Hall.

Purvis, Alston W. (2010). Type: A Visual History of Typefaces and Graphic Styles, 1901-1938 (2). Taschen.

Rabinowitz, Tova. (2006). Exploring typography. Clifton Park, NY: Thomson Delmar Learning.

Samara, Timothy. (2006). Type style finder : the busy designer’s guide to choosing type. Gloucester, Mass.: Rockport Publishers.

Spiekermann, Erik. (2014). Stop stealing sheep & find out how type works (Third edition. ed.). San Jose, CA: AdobePress.

Strizver, Ilene. (2001). Type rules. Cincinnati, Ohio: North Light Books.

Tholenaar, Jan, & Alston W. Purvis. (2009). Type: A Visual History of Typefaces and Graphic Styles, 1628-1900 (1). TASCHEN America Llc.

Tice, Bruce, & Nadine Monem. (2008). Font. The SourceBook. Black Dog Publishing.

Troung, Mai-Linh T., Jürgen Siebert, & Erik Spiekermann. (2006). FontBook, 4th Edition (publ. 2006). FontShop International.

Updike, Daniel Berkeley. (2001). Printing types : their history, forms, and use (4th ed., expanded. ed.). New Castle, Del. London: Oak Knoll Press British Library.

White, Alex. (1999). Type in use : effective typography for electronic publishing (2nd ed. ed.). New York: W.W. Norton.

White, Alex. (2005). Thinking in type : the practical philosophy of typography. New York, NY: Allworth Press.

Williams, Robin. (2004). The non-designers design book : design and typographic principles for the visual novice (2nd ed.). Berkeley, Calif: Peachpit Press.


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