Thank you to everyone who has paid for this book. Your support makes my continuing work in typography possible.
Thank you to Erik Spiekermann for writing the foreword.
Thank you to Matthew Flatt, Jay McCarthy, and the Racket development team.
Thank you to William Lidwell for permission to reprint the butterfly-ballot diagrams.
Thank you to Allan Haley for background facts about Times New Roman.
I welcome suggestions for future revisions of the book.
Butterfly ballot and redesigned ballot in Why typography matters: © 2003 William Lidwell, Kritina Holden, and Jill Butler, from their book
Highway sign in What is typography: © iStockphoto.com / Double_Vision. Used under license. Modified by Matthew Butterick.
Manual typewriter in Type composition: © iStockphoto.com / slobo. Used under license.
Computer keyboard in Type composition: © iStockphoto.com / Amorphis. Used under license. Modified by Matthew Butterick.
Metal type in Hyphens and dashes: Public-domain image. Available from Wikimedia Commons.
Caslon type specimen in text formatting: Public-domain image. Available from Wikimedia Commons.
Page from the Kelmscott Chaucer in page layout: Public-domain image. Scanned by Liam Quin (available at fromoldbooks.org).
Letter from B. F. Hallett in sample documents: Public-domain image. Available from the Library of Congress
Type specimens in sample documents, websites, appendix, and commentary from Cees De Jong, Alston Purvis, and Jan Tholenaar,
Author illustration: stipple drawing by Noli Novak.