A rare natural history book from the early 18th century served as inspiration for the MVB Sirenne typefaces.
The artisan who engraved the book—likely a map engraver—had a distinctive style of lettering that was used on the descriptive captions for the many tropical fishes depicted in the book. The plates used to print the illustrations would have been copper, the letterforms hand-engraved. More…
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