Book with collection of the most common typefaces (fonts)

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Hallo everybody,

I really like to have a handbook with the most common fonts collection to have a speed visual reference( as starting point) to choose a typeface for every project. I mean something which shows the most common fonts (number, symbol, character, families, ...).

There are many online resources but in this case a paper book would be perfect!


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Since there are now tens of thousands of fonts available with dozens being released every week, such books aren’t really feasible anymore. 

Either the choice gets very personal …

… or overwhelming:

Having such books doesn’t hurt of course, but as a tool to “choose a typeface for every project” you are missing out on many choices. 

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