He offers some interesting history, as well, from the turn of the century up to about the 1950s.
Tracy not only gives us what makes up a good typeface but shows us the pitfalls that can drag a good typeface down to a mediocre one.
For all typography lovers and specially for students specializing in typography it is a must have.
This book's only serious fault is that it isn't ten times as long. It is the best introduction to type design available.Published on November 4, 2012 by George Horton
This book is simply amazing! I'm from South America and it is impossible to buy this book here. For all typography lovers and specially for students specializing in typography it... Read morePublished on August 2, 2011 by Eliana