The History & Technique of Lettering by Alexander Nesbitt
The History and Technique of Lettering. By Alexander Nesbitt, Dover Publications, Inc., 1957.
This comprehensive, well-illustrated volume ranges from the earliest pictographs and hieroglyphics to the work of 20th-century designers. Subjects include early writing forms; Roman lettering; runes and medieval hands; the Carolingian minuscule and derivative types; humanistic writing and derivative fonts; and much more. 89 complete alphabets and more than 165 additional specimens.
Paperback. Slightly shaken with creases at spine and some cover wear.