Bookman Old Style™ font family


Designed by Ong Chong Wah in 2005
The origins of Bookman Old Style lie in the typeface called Oldstyle Antique, designed by A C Phemister circa 1858 for the Miller and Richard foundry in Edinburgh, Scotland. Many American foundries made versions of this type which eventually became known as Bookman. Monotype Bookman Old Style roman is based on earlier Lanston Monotype and ATF models. The italic has been re drawn following the style of the Oldstyle Antique italics of Miller and Richard. Although called “Old Style,” the near vertical stress of the face puts it into the transitional category. The Bookman Old Style font family is a legible and robust text face.

Bookman Old Style™

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Technical details
Digital data from:
Technical font names:
File name: BkOSWGbi.ttf
Windows menu name: Bookman Old Style WGL
PostScript name: BookmanOSWGL-BoldItalic
PostScript full name: Bookman Old Style WGL Bold Italic
Catalog number:
15187890
Characters:
669
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These fonts support the Basic Latin character set. Each font is Unicode™ encoded, and available in d

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