All fonts

1742 Civilite

by GLC

1 font: $38.00

buying choices from $38.00

About this font family

In the late medieval period appeared a "semi-cursive" writing, the French "écriture de civilité". Quickly, it is carved and melted down in lead for printing.

It is a very elegant running font, with numerous variants, both final than initial characters, many of the accented small characters were present in the model I was inspired by, after “Fournier Le jeune ”, in his catalogue "Modèles des caractères de l'imprimerie et des autres choses nécessaires au dit art nouvellement gravés par Simon-Pierre Fournier le jeune" published in 1742 in Paris. More…

A render sheet, included in the font file, makes all characters easy to identify on keyboard. This font, very attractive and decorative may be used for web-site titles, posters and flyer designs, editing ancient texts, labels, greeting cards... and anything you want! It supports as easily enlargement as small size, remaining elegant and pretty.

See a typo? Edit the description!


Available formats

available in all of the styles:
OpenType OTF   Windows TrueType  

More fonts like this



public tags
your public tags
  • (none)
your private tags
  • (none)
Add tags

  • Don’t spam. We monitor tag submissions!
  • Separate multiple tags with commas.
  • Comma in a tag? Use "double quotes."