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Letterpress Text

by Chris Costello

6 fonts: $102.98

About this font family

This font, based on the popular and timeless Caslon design, was carefully digitized from the pages of an antique book which was printed in England during the late 18th century.

I was particularly intrigued by a few unique treatments of such characters as the lower case italic ‘p’, the question marks and various swash caps, that I had never seen before. During the conversion process, I made sure to preserve the worn look of faded ink on old paper by maintaining a subtle level of decay and opacity with each character. More…

Used as a text font, The Letterpress Text Family successfully reproduces the appearance of old letterpress lithography.

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available in all of the styles in this family:
Basic Latin/English letters West European diacritics

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available in all of the styles:
Windows TrueType  

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