Gatsby and Lolita - Title Page Fonts

junia119's picture


Can anyone identify the original typefaces used on these first edition title pages of Lolita and The Great Gatsby? (see images attached)

I would also like suggestions of similar typefaces that I can find access to today if the original typefaces are now obsolete.


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bojev's picture

Lolita is Vendome (URW)

bojev's picture

Gatsby is some version of Caslon

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