References and Links


1000 Fonts - Ed. Bob Gordon - Ilex (2009) - (Index and Classification of Fonts)

Alphabets, by Clara Schmidt - L'Aventurine

An Atlas of Typeformes, by James Sutton & Alan Bartram - Chartwell Books

A Catalogue of Nineteenth Century Printing Presses, by Harold E. Sterne - Oak Knoll Press

Encyclopaedia of Type Faces, by Jaspert, Barry & Johnson - Blandford

Fowler's Modern English Usage - Oxford U. P. (English Usage)

Just My Type - by Simon Garfield - Pfofile Books (2010) - a book about fonts

The Oxford Guide to Style - Oxford U. P. (Hart's Rules for the 21st Century)

The Postscript Font Handbook - Addison-Wesley

Printing Design & Layout by Vincent Steer - Virtue & Co. Ltd

The Letter Forms and Type Designs of Eric Gill notes by Robert Harling - Eva Svensson

The Secret History of Letters, by Simon Loxley - I. B. Taurus

Type for the Internet and other Digital Media, by Veruschka Gotz - Ava Publishing

Typographic Decoration, by Clara Schmidt - L'Aventurine


Amberley Museum - Crafts, buses, railways and good printing section -

American Printing History Association,

Artists Books  (University of West England)

Beau-coup - A Font Guide for all Occasions -

Bell Type - letterpress type foundry Los Angeles -

Briar Press (Letterpress & free downloads) -

Baillifgate Museum - Printing, Alnwick, Northumberland - Albionprintingpress

Chetham's Library (antiquarian), Manchester -

Collectors Weekly(US) - equipment -

ENVATO TUTS+ - Design & Illustration Tutorials -

Fonts (free) -

Fonts (some free) -

Gutenberg Museum (press U.K. flag for translation) -

Gutenberg project (text of old books) -

Identify a font -

Images & Photos for artwork (free) -

John Jarrold Printing Museum, Norwich (impressive list  of exhibits) -

Letterpress (great site) -

Letterpress alive in U.K. (it is!) -

Letterpress, including restoration -

Incunabula & history of the book (California) -

Photographs for artwork (free) -

Plantin Museum (300 years in printing) -

Letterpress Presses (new) + servicing, repairs, parts, moulding etc. Used machinery etc. -

Second hand books (great Site) -

A History of Typesetting: From the Printing Press to the Digital Era

The Invention and History of the Printing Press -

Troy Type (William Morris) -

Typography -

Wikipedia Free Encyclopaedia (Best encyclopaedia?) -