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History and digital preservation of 19th- and early-20th century letterpress display typefaces.
A series of textbooks based on 15+ years of spare-time research documenting pre-digital tradename(s), year of issue, name and nationality of the designer and/or producer. Sample spreads of specimens and chapter introductions.
Specimens furnished to revival-font developers to facilitate digitization of extra-interesting typefaces not yet archived for posterity.
Website with interpretive historical context—a history-intensive hangout for a community of researchers, revival font developers and forum participants.
In-depth discussions of 19th-century design patent and tradename issues. Featured article on John F. Cumming: A Humble, Honest Man.