A Tally of Types by Stanley Morison

By Stanley Morison

The Tally of sorts was once first circulated in a privately revealed version in 1953, attaining a popularity and effect totally disproportionate to the relatively small variety of copies in life. In 1973 Cambridge collage Press released a model edited and multiplied via Brooke Crutchley and others, making this vintage of typographical historical past and perform to be had to a much wider readership; it's this variation we've got reprinted right here. Stanley Morison supplied the impetus and judgement in the back of the programme of typographical revival carried via by means of the Monotype company within the Twenties and early Thirties. The Tally is an account, ancient, serious and useful, of the kinds lower less than Morison's course in this interval. it really is a powerful functionality: an outstanding instance of what's now known as Morison's attribute combination of erudition and perception. What begun as not more than an try to list the evidence built, lower than his hand, into one of many significant statements of typographical perform of its time.

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