A View of Early Typography: Up to About 1600

A View of Early Typography: Up to About 1600

Harry Carter


A View of Early Typography has lengthy been considered as the vintage textual content at the creation and use of sort within the first a hundred and fifty years of printing. by way of targeting variety, Harry Carter is going to the center of layout, the purpose at which the cloth procedures of printing meet the highbrow matters of publishers and the character of the texts they post. one of the themes lined: the range of letterforms (blackletter, roman, italic, and more); the tensions among Latin and the vernacular languages; and the institution of criteria of norms in style layout. it is a facsimile of the unique version, of 1969, augmented by means of a brand new advent during which James Mosley explains the importance of the ebook and provides a quick account of Carter's existence and paintings.

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