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Three Islands Press : Map Fonts : Antiquarian
Three Islands Press Antiquarian™ ($39)

Copyright: ©2010 by Three Islands Press
Designer: Brian Willson
Packages: 3IP Library, Historical Collection, Antiquarian Set
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Antiquarian

AntiquarianThe titles struck me as handsome—the titles and captions and place labels on a page I have of Henri Abraham Chatelain’s Atlas Historique. I’d already modeled Antiquarian Scribe after the neat, slanted penmanship used in the body text of Chatelain’s famous old world atlas; now I felt compelled also to digitize this legible roman handlettering. The letterforms are strong and rugged. They’ve got a certain deft, organic character. A personality. I can’t fully explain it. But this antique alphabet seems suitable for many applications. Antiquarian is a full-featured font that works well with Antiquarian Scribe. The OpenType release adds true small caps, numerous ligatures, Central/Eastern European and Greek alphabets, and several distinctive cartographic ornamentsUS$39.

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