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Truesdell™ by Monotype
Individual Styles from $29.00
Complete family of 4 fonts: $151.99
Truesdell Font Family was designed by Steve Matteson, Frederic W. Goudy and published by Monotype. Truesdell contains 4 styles and family package options. More about this family

About Truesdell Font Family

Frederic Goudy drew Truesdell in 1930 and first used it for an article in a quarterly journal for book collectors. Since it was a small family and not promoted, Goudy received few orders for fonts. The original drawings and matrices for the face were lost in the fire that destroyed Goudy's studio in 1939.The only known examples of Truesdell fonts reside in the extensive collection of typographic material at the Rochester Institute of Technology School of Printing. It was proofs from these fonts that served as the basis for Monotype's digital revival of the family. Monotype Truesdell was released in March of 1994, just slightly over fifty-five years after fire destroyed Goudy's original work.

Truesdell font field guide including best practices, font pairings and alternatives.

Designers: Steve Matteson, Frederic W. Goudy

Publisher: Monotype

Foundry: Monotype

Design Owner: Monotype

MyFonts debut: Dec 12, 2001

Truesdell™ is a trademark of The Monotype Corporation and may be registered in certain jurisdictions.

About Monotype

The Monotype Library is one of the world’s largest and most comprehensive collection of typefaces, featuring original designs of historical importance and a fresh range of contemporary and fashionable fonts. The Monotype Library includes thousands of timeless classics, hand-crafted revivals and original designs from many of the most innovative type designers and foundries in history. This distinctive, award-winning library of premium fonts provides brands and designers with a broad and reliable selection of typefaces for expressive typography in print and on screen.