provides a comparison between the old style and modern Roman typefaces.
Figure 12. Comparison between old style and modern Roman
c. Gothic. Refer to figures 13 and 14. Compare the Gothic style to
the Roman style. Observe that both the horizontal and vertical strokes
are the same thickness on the Gothic style, and that it does not have any
serifs. The Gothic style letter is plain. Because of its simplicity,
refer to the Gothic letter as the block letter. Refer to figure 14.
Figure 13. A sample of Roman style letters
Figure 14. A sample of Gothic typefaces