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Pressroom

Sarabande

TWT Pavane

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Antiquarian

Antiquarian Scribe

Bonnycastle

Geographica

Geographica Hand

Geographica Script

Terra Ignota

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Attic Antique

Bonsai

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Castine

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Midnight

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Speed Bump

Treefrog

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August Special!

This month we’re giving away a free copy of our Austin Pen font with any order. No discount code required—simply buy any other font (or fonts) before September 01, 2022, and you’ll also get a free download link to this evocative vintage script font based on the hand of S. F. Austin in his 1834 prison diary (a $49 value).

Emily Austin, handwriting of a 19th century woman

Old Map Fonts Collection font


Random Discounted Bundle…

Inspired by actual cartographic materials from the 1600s, 1700s, and 1800s, the seven typefaces in our popular Old Map Fonts Collection™ give you all you need to simulate maps and charts from days gone by. Each hand-drawn alphabet has its own distinctive character, and all seven typefaces (ten fonts total) feature period map ornaments. This bundle saves you 45% off the price of licensing these fonts separately. View Details »


Douglass Pen font


Random Historical Pen…

Douglass Pen™, inspired by the hand of Frederick Douglass, reflects the boldness and determination of the famous American abolitionist, statesman, and orator. Although lacking the flair of some 1800s scripts, the font’s upright, condensed letterforms keep it impressively legible while remaining true to the period. Comes with contextual ligatures, alternate styles, ink blots, cross-outs—more than 800 glyphs in all. Try it out here »


Sarabande font


Random Book Text…

Sarabande is Lars Bergquist’s painstaking reproduction of Jean Jannon’s famous “Garamond” of 1621—also known as Caractères de l’université. This truly lovely serif has Roman and Italic styles and a full range of Latin diacritics, but it lacks unhistorical glyphs such as those for higher math and logic. Sarabande is a favorite member of our discounted Book Texts bundle. Try it out here »


Bonnycastle font


Random Old Map Font…

The eponymous Bonnycastle™ replicates the bold, italic hand-lettering on the charts and maps of Sir Richard Henry Bonnycastle (1791–1847), an English officer and military engineer who served in the War of 1812 and settled in Canada. Comes with small caps, bunches of ligatures, stylistic alternates, and full Latin support. A member of both our Old Map Fonts Collection and Display Faces CollectionTry it out here »


Sekhmet font


Random Display Face…

Sekhmet, named for the lion-headed war goddess of ancient Egypt, does indeed have a sort of feline, forward-directed energy. Noteworthy are the slight slope of its book-weight Roman and its calligraphic Italic. A multi-use display face, Sekhmet nevertheless also works well in (especially larger) text blocks. A member of our discounted Display Faces bundle. Try it out here »


Professor font


Random Modern Handwritten Font…

Professor replicates the cursive script of an actual college professor (the designer’s late-father), who had the kind of plain modern hand schoolkids used to see on a blackboard. Replete with contextual ligatures, this font was designed to fool casual readers into thinking they’re scanning real handwriting. Has nearly 600 glyphs and full Latin support. A member of our Modern Handwritten Fonts CollectionTry it out here »


Attic Antique font


Random Antique Text Font…

Akin to the Century faces, Attic Antique™ has the look of a weathered old serif from a century-old textbook. It’s surprisingly legible at any size, from 12-point text blocks to enormous billboard copy. Comes with roman and italic styles and plenty of OpenType-features, including true small caps, discretionary ligatures, and full Latin support—nearly 900 characters in all. A popular display face since 1993. Try it out here »


Chromosome font


Random Offbeat Font…

Chromosome pretty much exactly replicates the look you get on 1960’s-era labelmaker labels. The font has four styles: Light, Heavy, Reversed Light, and Reversed Heavy. (The latter two knock the text out of whatever color label you specify.) It’s got only uppercase characters, but it does offer support for Central and Eastern European languages. A member of our Offbeat Grab Bag bundle. Try it out here »


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“[Douglass Pen is a] stupendous achievement!”
—A.B., Encino CA

“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

“Oh! I'm in loooove with [Lamar Pen]! It's lovely, it's organic, it's real, it's got history & tradition. My designs are singing!”
—C.C., Palo Alto CA

“[Treefrog] is a real mess and breaks all the rules and I love it.”
—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

“I took one look at American Scribe and knew it was the Declaration of Independence before reading the ad copy. You captured it perfectly.”
—B.P., Marietta OH

“The Lamar Pen font is divine. We are using it on a novel set in the eighteenth century, and the author is ecstatic.”
—J.H., London, England

 

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