Antiquarian font family

Designed by  Brian Willson in 2010

About Antiquarian font family

The titles struck me as handsome -- the titles and captions and place labels on a page I have of Henri Abraham Chatelain’s Atlas Historique. I'd already modeled Antiquarian Scribe after the neat, slanted penmanship used in the body text of Chatelain’s famous old world atlas; now I felt compelled to digitize this legible roman handlettering, as well. The letterforms are strong and handsome. They've got a certain deft, organic character. A personality. I can't fully explain it. But this antique alphabet seems suitable for many applications. Antiquarian is a full-featured font that works well with Antiquarian Scribe.


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1 Family

world-map map Greek map

Std / OT CFF

supports at least

21 languages.

Antiquarian Regular

-  2 variants
From US$ 39
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