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FREE with any order this month is Bonnycastle, an early 1800s map titles font.
Three Islands Press : Old Map Fonts : Terra Ignota
Three Islands Press Terra Ignota™ ($39) Try the Terra Ignota font   Order the Terra Ignota font 
Copyright: ©2013 by Brian Willson, Three Islands Press
Bundles: Old Map Fonts Collection | Handwritten History Bundle | Age of Discovery Bundle | OldFonts Historical Library | 3IP Type Library

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Terra Ignota

Terra IgnotaThe idea for Terra Ignota came to me years ago as I was admiring a reproduction of Amerique Septentrionale, a 1650 map by French cartographer Nicolas Sanson. The hand-lettering has a sort of rakish character, evocative of pirates or adventurers at a time of unbridled world exploration. I ended up putting the project aside, but the idea to create this font tugged gently at my mind until I simply couldn’t ignore it any longer. I’d originally intended to call it “Terra Incognita,” but during my dilly-dalliance another font turned up with that name, so Terra Ignota it is. It’s got an italic slant and a deliberate feel, in keeping with its historical roots. Useful for simulating old hand-lettered documents. OpenType features include true small caps, numerous ligatures, a few distinctive cartographic ornaments, 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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