About this font family
Font designed from work by an anonymous printer in Lyon (France) to print the French popular novel Les Grandes et inestimables Chroniques du grand et enorme geant Gargantua [...] in 1532.
The original font has a relatively small number of characters. This font include a “long s”, as typicaly medieval, but also a few ligatures . A render sheet, enclosed with files help to identify them and accented or special others characters on keyboard.
It can be used as web-site titles, posters and fliers, editing ancient texts, menus or greeting cards as a very decorative font... More…
Although this font remains clear and easy to read from 8 or 9 points on screen, it is clearly designed for print works.