1470 Jenson Latin font family


Designed by Gilles Le Corre
Inspired from the pure Jenson's patern set of fonts used in Venice to print De preparatio evangelica". With numerous Latin abbreviations."

1470 Jenson Latin Normal

1470 Jenson Latin
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Std / OT CFF

supports at least

21 languages.















Technical details
OpenType outline flavour:
CFF - PostScript-Outlines
Technical font names:
File name: 1470 Jenson Latin-Normal.otf
Windows menu name: 1470 Jenson Latin
PostScript name: 1470JensonLatinNormal
PostScript full name: 1470 Jenson Latin Normal
Catalog number:
167350613
Characters:
281
US$ 38
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Features

Standard Ligatures

Tag: liga

Function: Replaces a sequence of glyphs with a single glyph which is preferred for typographic purposes. This feature covers the ligatures which the designer/manufacturer judges should be used in normal conditions. The glyph for ffl replaces the sequence of glyphs f f l.

Small Capitals

Tag: smcp

Function: This feature turns lowercase characters into small capitals. This corresponds to the common SC font layout. It is generally used for display lines set in Large & small caps, such as titles. Forms related to small capitals, such as oldstyle figures, may be included. The user enters text as mixed capitals and lowercase, and gets Large & small cap text.

Historical Ligatures

Tag: hlig

Function: Some ligatures were in common use in the past, but appear anachronistic today. Some fonts include the historical forms as alternates, so they can be used for a 'period' effect. This feature replaces the default (current) forms with the historical alternates. The user applies this feature using Palatino Linotype, and historic ligatures are formed for all long s forms, including: long s+t, long s+b, long s+h, long s+k, and several others.