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A Tally of Types - Stanley Morison

Paperback Published: 6th August 1973
ISBN: 9780521097864
Number Of Pages: 150

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The Tally of Types was first circulated in a privately printed edition in 1953, achieving a fame and influence wholly disproportionate to the comparatively small number of copies in existence. In 1973 Cambridge University Press published a version edited and expanded by Brooke Crutchley and others, making this classic of typographical history and practice available to a wider readership; it is this edition we have reprinted here. Stanley Morison provided the impetus and judgement behind the programme of typographical revival carried through by the Monotype Corporation in the 1920s and early 1930s. The Tally is an account, historical, critical and functional, of the types cut under Morison's direction during this period. It is an impressive performance: a fine example of what is now recognised as Morison's characteristic blend of erudition and insight. What started as no more than an attempt to record the facts developed, under his hand, into one of the major statements of typographical practice of its time.

The Tally
Van Diijck Netty Hoeflake
Ehrhardt Harry Carter
Romulus John Dreyfus
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ISBN: 9780521097864
ISBN-10: 052109786X
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 150
Published: 6th August 1973
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.41 x 16.99  x 0.81
Weight (kg): 0.25