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Example of Typography

Typography originally meant the process of setting type and arranging it, manually. The word 'typo', meaning typographical error, is derived from it but now means an error in typing, not typesetting. Originally, type was physically assembled and fonts selected on blocks in reverse order, and printed directly on paper. This process has long been superseded, and the word 'typography' now usually relates to text formatting, font management, etc. It's still a very relevant term in printing, despite the new systems.

Examples of Typography:

There's a typo here, I think.
Basic typography includes the idea that the font is big enough to read clearly.

Image Examples of Typography:

A specimen of roman typefaces by William Caslon.

19th century John Wilkes Booth wanted poster printed with wood and metal types.