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1540 Mercator Script

by GLC

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About this font family

This font was inspired by the so-called Litterarum latinarum, quas italicas, cursoriasque vocant, scribendum Ratio (Louvain 1540), a manual intended for calligraphers by the well known scientist Gerhard Mercator.

It was a magnificent “Cancellaresca corsiva” design, enriched with many alternates, final loops and ligatures.

We have added a lot of accented and other characters required for modern use that did not exist in the original.

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available in all of the styles in this family:
Any OpenType Features Basic Latin/English letters West European diacritics Euro Ligatures OpenType Alternates OpenType Contextual Other OpenType



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available in all of the styles:
OpenType OTF   Windows TrueType  

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