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Three Islands Press Houston Pen™ ($39)

Copyright: ©1998 by Three Islands Press
Designer: Brian Willson
Packages: 3IP Library, Historical Collection, Historical Pens
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Houston Pen

Houston PenEarly Texas patriots had fascinating penmanship. In researching Texas Hero a few years back, I had occasion to pore over copies of letters by the likes of Stephen F. Austin, William B. Travis, Thomas J. Rusk, and others. Austin’s hand was pretty messy. Young, brave Travis wrote his last during the Alamo siege. Rusk’s suited my original task. But a couple other styles caught my eye—among them the bold yet graceful strokes of Sam Houston, the Texas Hero. Houston Pen is the second of four faces inspired by the handwriting of heroic Texans. Has a complete character set. US$39.

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“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

“The Texas Hero font is fantastic and just what I have been looking for.”
—D.M., Mahwah NJ

“[American Scribe] is the 3rd font I have ordered from this foundry! Love them. Thanks for the good and authentic work!”
—V.B., BC, Canada

“You have maintained a level of quality in the design of your various fonts that rivals the best foundries.”
—G.V., Salem OR

“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

“This is a fantastic resource and the fonts are beautiful!”
—C.B., Bethesda MD

“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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