Some interesting lettering

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William
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Some interesting lettering

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http://www.bl.uk/blogs

http://britishlibrary.typepad.co.uk/dig ... -rain.html

There is some interesting lettering in the first image.

Here are some more images from the same manuscript from which that image came.

http://www.bl.uk/catalogues/illuminated ... NStart=322

The image labelled Lion shows lettering well.

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Is there a font like this lettering?

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Re: Some interesting lettering

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There are a few fonts which emulate this style of writing. Some names (alphabetically):

Arts & Letters Corporation/Scribe Normal.ttf
Bay Animation/Calli109 Normal.ttf
Bitstream BT/Calligraphic421BT-RomanB.otf
Dover Publications-Dan X Solo/Carnet.ttf
HypoTypo/Codex Aged.ttf
Jupiter Images Corp/JI-Plages.ttf
Lucina 'Aged'.ttf
Meade, Graham/GemFonts/Stiltedman.otf

Also interesting are the gothic paragraph initials. That also has probably been done since.
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Dick Pape wrote:Meade, Graham/GemFonts/Stiltedman.otf
Thanks for reminding me about Graham Meade's wonderful fonts. I must collect some more! 8)
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Re: Some interesting lettering

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He has done a bunch... I'm aware of well over 2,000!
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