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Three Islands Press Historical Penmanship
Abigail Adams™: Inspired the hand of the eponymous eighteenth-century American patriot in her letters to her husband, John. (1 font, ($39.)   View Details |  Purchase

Three Islands Press Historical Penmanship
American Scribe™: An authentic simulation of the penmanship of the man who engrossed the Declaration of Independence. (1 font, ($39.)   View Details |  Purchase

Three Islands Press Map Fonts
Antiquarian™: An interpretation of the map legends Atlas Historique, published in Europe in the early 1700s. (1 font, ($39.)   View Details |  Purchase

Three Islands Press Map Fonts
Antiquarian Scribe™: Modeled after the hand-lettering on a page of an early-18th-century world atlas. (1 font, ($39.)   View Details |  Purchase

Three Islands Press Historical Texts
Attic Antique™: An old, broken, wavy, Century-style text face with one somewhat dark roman weight and a true italic. (2 fonts, ($49.)   View Details |  Purchase

Three Islands Press Map Fonts
Bonnycastle™: Modeled after the hand-lettered titles in the charts and maps of Sir Richard Henry Bonnycastle (1791–1847). (1 font, ($39.)   View Details |  Purchase

Three Islands Press Historical Texts
Bonsai™: Years ago, you’d occasionally find lopsided type in an offset print job—Bonsai mimics such an interesting look. (2 fonts, ($49.)   View Details |  Purchase

Three Islands Press Historical Penmanship
Botanical Scribe™: Simulates the formal inscriptions on old floral engravings. (1 font, ($39.)   View Details |  Purchase

Three Islands Press Historical Texts
Broadsheet™: A full-featured typeface that simulates old old newspaper text from the 18th century. (2 fonts, ($49.)   View Details |  Purchase

Three Islands Press Historical Texts
Castine™: Little did the headstone carver know, 200 years ago, that he was creating the inspiration for Castine. (2 fonts, ($49.)   View Details |  Purchase

Three Islands Press Historical Penmanship
Douglass Pen™: Recreates the handsome historical penmanship of Frederick Douglass, with an extensive character set. (1 font, ($39.)   View Details |  Purchase

Three Islands Press Historical Penmanship
Emily Austin™: Our first historical penmanship font based on the hand of a woman—a clear and delicate, yet forceful, hand. (1 font, ($39.)   View Details |  Purchase

Three Islands Press Map Fonts
Geographica Hand™: A geniuine replication of the titles and place names on 18th century cartographic engravings. (1 font, ($39.)   View Details |  Purchase

Three Islands Press Historical Penmanship
Geographica Script™: A true-to-life simulation of the roundhand script used on engravings of the middle 18th century. (1 font, ($39.)   View Details |  Purchase

Three Islands Press Historical Penmanship
Houston Pen™: There’s perhaps one most-memorable Texas hero, and his correspondence resembled type set in Houston Pen. (1 font, ($39.)   View Details |  Purchase

Three Islands Press Historical Penmanship
Lamar Pen™: A clone of the the hand of Mirabeau B. Lamar, a celebrated Texan of the early days of the republic. (1 font, ($39.)   View Details |  Purchase

Three Islands Press Historical Penmanship
Military Scribe™: Inspired by the mid- to late-1770s muster rolls of His Majesty’s Tenth Regiment of Foot. (1 font, ($39.)   View Details |  Purchase

Three Islands Press Historical Penmanship
Old Man Eloquent™: Modeled after the handwriting of John Quincy Adams’s diary entries from about 1810. (2 fonts, ($49.)   View Details |  Purchase

Three Islands Press Historical Penmanship
Remsen Script™: An interpretation of the fine engrossing script of a Colonial American penman. (1 font, ($39.)   View Details |  Purchase

Three Islands Press Historical Penmanship
Schooner Script™: There’s a maritime tale behind Schooner Script, based on a single letter written on 18 September 1825. (1 font, ($39.)   View Details |  Purchase

Three Islands Press Map Fonts
Terra Ignota™: Modeled after a map of North America, circa 1650. (1 font, ($39.)   View Details |  Purchase

Three Islands Press Historical Penmanship
Texas Hero™: Gen’l T. J. Rusk couldn’t have known his dispatches to the Texas Army would someday inspire Texas Hero. (1 font, ($39.)   View Details |  Purchase

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3IP Library™: The entire 3IP Type Library. (Special package price of $499.)   View Details |  Purchase

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Historical Collection™: A full bouquet of historical pen, text, and map fonts spanning the 17th to 20th centuries. (Special package price of $399.)   View Details |  Purchase

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Historical Pens™: Twelve authentic-looking handwriting typefaces modeled after actual vintage penmanship. (Special package price of $249.)   View Details |  Purchase

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Historical Texts™: Four antique text faces for that authentic dated look. (Special package price of $129.)   View Details |  Purchase

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KIND WORDS:

“There's a fair number of what I call 'scrawl' faces out there. [Treefrog] is one of the very few I really like.”
—P.M., Palatine IL

Bonsai is very beautiful; the font's antiquity seems to conjure a sweet staleness of old newsprint, somehow.”
—A.T., Ontario, Canada

“The fonts you offer are quite unique and beautifully done.... Your site and ecommerce process was also a pleasure to view and to use.”
—R.M., Newbury NH

“I have never encountered such fine and detailed work in a handwritten font before. I heartily applaud your attention to detail and historical accuracy.”
—J.W., Seattle WA

“I happened across your website completely by accident, and I was astounded by the fonts I found there. They are amazing.”
—M.S., Ontario, Canada

“Your period-style handwriting fonts remain the very best I've ever found. Thanks for your most excellent contributions to American typography!”
—A.L., Los Angeles CA

“[American Scribe] may be the greatest font ever! Everyone on the planet should have it!”
—M.P., Boulder CO

 

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