A psychological study of typography

@inproceedings{Tillotson1959APS,
  title={A psychological study of typography},
  author={Geoffrey Tillotson and C K Johnstone Burt},
  year={1959}
}
Abstract. A wide variety of type-faces have now become available for books and journals. It therefore seemed desirable to investigate (A) the legibility and (B) the aesthetic merits of those in more frequent use. (A)Using tests of speed and comprehension, we have studied the influence of type-face, boldness, size, interlinear spacing, length of line, and width of margin on legibility both with children and with adults. The results have furnished provisional norms for children's reading books… CONTINUE READING

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