Roman numerals, the numeric system used in ancient Rome, employs combinations of letters from the Latin alphabet to signify values. The Roman numeral system is a cousin of Etruscan numerals. Use of Roman numerals continued after the decline of the Roman Empire. From the 14th century on, Roman numerals began to be replaced in most contexts by more convenient Hindu-Arabic numerals.
Roman Letters by Evan Calder Williams / Available at www.draw-down.com / Designed by Mark Owens and Harsh Patel. Roman Letters is a collection of urgent missives addressed to unnamed friends written from Rome by American writer theorist and artist Evan Calder Williams. It is the second volume from Oslo Editions. Initially intended to pick up the thread of ongoing conversations and debates Roman Letters pursues theory by epistolary means swerving through philosophy travelogue polemic prose…
N Scale: NYC Steel Boxcar - 4-pack (Corrugated ends, pre 1955 Roman Lettering)
SENSES CHECKLIST / BOSTON LINE fonts were inspired by Boston Line Type, developed in the 1830s by Samuel Gridley Howe for use in raised-letter printing for the blind. The odd diamond-shaped a, d, and o and generous spacing give the inkless, embossed pages a strange beauty. Many blind people found Roman letters difficult to read and all such systems were eventually replaced by Braille.