Typography Fundamentals

By Stephen Coles’ Type & Lettering Recommendations
Inside Paragraphs: Typographic Fundamentals

Inside Paragraphs: Typographic Fundamentals

Cyrus Highsmith

$19.95 $18.55

The first book I recommend to anyone who sets type — and that’s everyone these days, as we have all become typesetters.

The Elements of Typographic Style: Version 4.0

The Elements of Typographic Style: Version 4.0

Robert Bringhurst

$29.95 $27.85

From Maurice Meilleur’s review on Typographica: “What accounts for the lasting influence and popularity of Bringhurst’s book? Besides the handsomeness of the book itself — Bringhurst continues to enjoy the support of his publisher, Hartley & Marks, with his standards of book design and production — there are three reasons: the range and depth of his treatment, the quality of his writing, and the confidence and generosity of his tone.”

The Anatomy of Type: A Graphic Guide to 100 Typefaces

The Anatomy of Type: A Graphic Guide to 100 Typefaces

Stephen Coles

$27.99 $26.03

Bias alert: I wrote this one.

Typography: A Very Short Introduction

Typography: A Very Short Introduction

Paul Luna

$12.99 $12.08

The New Typography

The New Typography

Jan Tschichold

$53.94

Theory of Type Design

Theory of Type Design

Gerard Unger

$50.00 $46.50

Making Fonts: A Comprehensive Guide to Professional Type-Design

Making Fonts: A Comprehensive Guide to Professional Type-Design

Ulrike Rausch and Chris Campe

$45.00 $41.85

Designing Type

Designing Type

Karen Cheng

$38.50