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Re: Digital fonts with quaint characters?
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- Subject: Re: Digital fonts with quaint characters?
- From: "John G. Henry" <jhenry@WILLOWTREE.COM>
- Date: Thu, 6 Jun 1996 08:29:56 -0500
- Message-Id: <199606061256.IAA28957@listserv.syr.edu>
- Sender: "The Book Arts: binding, typography, collecting" <BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU>
At 12:37 PM 6/4/96 -0400, Brett Charbeneau wrote:
> We are frequently asked by visitors about the existence of a digital
>font which not only emulates some of the "old style" letterforms of the
>18th century, but also includes quaint characters such as the long 's' and
>it's associated ligatures as well as things like the connected 'ct' and
I note that Font Haus in Fairfield CT exhibits a face called Big Caslon (a
Caslon Oldstyle lookalike)which has "ct" and "st" ligs as well as an
apparent long s combination. If there is one font, can others be far behind?
John G. Henry Cedar Creek Press