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Re: What font is it?
- To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: Re: What font is it?
- From: Sam Lanham <slanham@xxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 2 Apr 1998 08:54:41 -0500
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I've checked Updike's *Printing Types* for 18th C. English faces and don't
see any matches. What is the book you've scanned and by whom was it
printed, when, where, etc.? From the image it appears that some of the
lower case "e"'s have a slanted horizontal stroke and some don't. Is this
correct or is it just an aberration of the image?
At 08:03 AM 4/2/98 -0500, you wrote:
>Hello typo- and biblio-philes,
>I've scanned a small section out of an old 18th century book I have, and
>have put the image up at my site at...
>Can anyone tell me exactly what font that is?
Sam Lanham (slanham@xxxxxxxx)