provides a comparison between the old style and modern Roman typefaces.
Comparison between old style and modern Roman
c. Gothic. Refer to figures 1-3 and 1-4. 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
The Gothic style letter is plain.
Because of its simplicity,
refer to the Gothic letter as the block letter. Refer to figure 1-4.
A sample of Roman style letters
A sample of Gothic typefaces