Type designers, Typography, Goudy, Frederic W. (Frederic William), 1865-1947. Half-century of type design and typography, 1895-1945, Type and type-founding, Legibility (Printing)
Typologia presents Frederic Goudy's work in type design and describes his own methods of type production. Frederic W. Goudy (1865—1947) was a notable American printer and typographer who designed more than 100 typefaces. Goudy is known as America's third most prolific type designer (behind Morris Fuller Benton and R. Hunter Middleton).
Contents: I : By Way of Explanation -- II : Books Before Printing -- III : The First Types -- IV : The Force of Tradition -- V : What Type Is -- VI : The Story of a Type -- VII : The Design of Types -- VIII : The Designer's Problem -- IX : Details of Construction -- X : Making the Patterns -- XI : Matrix Engraving -- XII : Legibility of Type -- XIII : Fine Printing