This complete assortment gives a radical review of typeface layout from 1628 to the mid-twentieth century. Derived from a prominent Dutch assortment, a sequence of exquisitely designed catalogues strains the evolution of the broadcast letter by means of specimens in roman, italic, daring, semibold, slim, and vast fonts. Borders, adorns, preliminary letters, and decorations also are integrated, in conjunction with lithographic examples, letters through signal writers, inscription carvers, and calligraphers.

The first a part of the e-book covers pre-twentieth-century typefaces, with texts through editor Cees de Jong and collector Jan Tholenaar. The second one phase offers with the duration from 1900 to the mid-twentieth century, and accommodates a historic define through Alston W. Purvis. Featured sort designers come with: William Caslon, Fritz Helmuth Ehmcke, Peter Behrens, Rudolf Koch, Eric Gill, Jan van Krimpen, Paul Renner, Jan Tschichold, A. M. Cassandre, Aldo Novarese, and Adrian Frutiger.