Typeface similar to one from a book cover in 1537 by Hans Holbein the Younger

bfingeroth's picture


Is there a typeface that is similar to that of the initials on this book cover from 1537.

If it helps, according to Wikipedia it was designed by Hans Holbein the Younger.

Here's some info about the book cover:



defiantone's picture

you could check Gilles Le Corre's work. there's even one for Holbein, which you could potentially modify is you're spiffy with illustrator to remove the backgrounds.

bfingeroth's picture

Great! Thanks! The one for Holbein could work!

PublishingMojo's picture

Jodie, thanks for the link to Gilles Le Corre's work. There's some great stuff there.

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