Thank you to the read­ers who have helped Ty­pog­ra­phy for Lawyers grad­u­ate from a web­site to a pa­per­back and now to a sec­ond edi­tion. Your en­thu­si­asm has been es­sen­tial to the suc­cess of the project. Thank you es­pe­cially to those who have writ­ten me with com­pli­ments, cor­rec­tions, or suggestions.

Thank you to William Lid­well and Jill But­ler, au­thors of Uni­ver­sal Prin­ci­ples of De­sign, for let­ting me reprint their but­ter­fly-bal­lot illustrations.

For pro­vid­ing fonts for the font-sam­ple sec­tion, thank you to Com­mer­cial Type, Font Bu­reau, Hoe­fler & Co., HVD Fonts, Klim Type Foundry, Mono­type Imag­ing, MVB Fonts, Okay Type, Process Type Foundry, Stone Type Foundry, Storm Type Foundry, Type­Trust, and Ty­potheque.

Thank you to Bryan Gar­ner for writ­ing the fore­word, and lug­ging copies of this book to his sem­i­nars all over the country.

Thank you to Ja­son Wil­son, Baird Craft, Jenny Rees Su­lak, Kathryn Hunter, and the rest of the team at O’Connor’s.

In memo­riam: Gino Lee, Her­mann Zapf, and William Zinsser.

But­ter­fly bal­lot and re­designed bal­lot in Why ty­pog­ra­phy mat­ters: © 2003 William Lid­well, Kritina Holden, and Jill But­ler, from their book Uni­ver­sal Prin­ci­ples of De­sign (see bib­li­og­ra­phy). Used with permission.

High­way sign in What is ty­pog­ra­phy: © iS­tock­ / Dou­ble_Vi­sion. Used un­der li­cense. Mod­i­fied by Matthew Butterick.

Man­ual type­writer in Type com­po­si­tion: © iS­tock­ / slobo. Used un­der license.

Com­puter key­board in Type com­po­si­tion: © iS­tock­ / 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 fro­mold­

Let­ter from B. F. Hal­lett in sam­ple doc­u­ments: Pub­lic-do­main im­age. Avail­able from the Li­brary of Con­gress “Amer­i­can Mem­ory” collection.

Au­thor il­lus­tra­tion: stip­ple draw­ing by Noli Novak.

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