Type Guide - Created by someone who only calls themselves Noodlor, it does a pretty superb job laying out the basics of typography, such as the common types of faces, ranging from regular to condensed, and the anatomy of letterforms. There's also the very keen nugget of wisdom that 95% of graphic design is actually typography.
A guide to type
process of hand lettering
Open Source Ampersands is an online collection of the best web ampersands. (opensourceampersa...)
Chili Saves Lives - love the combinations of fonts here