An awe-inspiring collection of typefaces that have been reinvented and reinterpreted from the past to the present. With side-by-side comparisons and clear, concise explanations, Shaw demonstrates the critical process of type revivals beyond facsimile. Successful revival designers use historical types as a starting point to create their own design. The behind-the-scene details are fascinating. Without a doubt, Revival Type deserves a spot in your collection of books on typography.