A nearly lost art that was quite common, once upon a time. Selected pages from the Speedball Text Book, probably available at most art and/or stationary stores, 50+ years ago. Our local stationary store closed a few years ago. I miss it.
A couple of recommendations; the film "Helvetica" is a fascinating look at modern typography. Also, if you're ever in the Massachusetts North Shore area, a trip to the Museum of Printing in North Andover is a must for fans of type and typography.
Finally, a heads up: some of the images below are a bit politically incorrect. Sensitives types may want to skip this post.
I love the "Carnival" style!
The Museum of Printing has the original drawings for the "Times New Roman" font that is so familiar to users of Microsoft Word.
Some border designs.