Changing fonts in Emacs can be challenging at times. Even if you use the menu options, its tedious and difficult to find and change to the desired font.
You can set Emacs fonts in .Xresources, .Xdefaults or in the dot .emacs config file.
I use the following entry in .emacs to set selected fonts:
Another way to set fonts is to run the function, customize-face:
Now enjoy shiny new fonts.