The Periodic Table of Typefaces is a excellent graphic which shows the most popular fonts. Its sorts them according to their families/class. Shows the name of the designer, the year it was designed. It also ranks the fonts (I am not too sure about the ranking criteria). But still its a nice chart to print and put it up near your desk.
I have a few of the fonts mentioned in the periodic table. I would like to share them with you. I have the following fonts(which are not usually found with windows)