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Three Islands Press : Old Map Fonts : Antiquarian
Three Islands Press Antiquarian™ ($39) Try the Antiquarian font   Order the Antiquarian font 
Copyright: ©2010 by Brian Willson, Three Islands Press
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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 hand-lettering. 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. OpenType features include true small caps, numerous ligatures, several distinctive cartographic ornaments, Greek alphabets, and full Latin support. US$39.

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  Standard Desktop License 💻

$39

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$39

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$59

💻 Desktop License—a standard license for creating personal/commercial art, documents, and graphics.
🌐 Web License—permitting installation on a server for embedding fonts via CSS in website designs.


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