Two fanciful typefaces

Darkgreenblue's picture

These two whimsical types appeared in an ad for a children's book. They have similarities, but I don't know if they're related:

(In the second image, I'm not referring to the sans presented embarrassingly in faux-small-caps. Even book publishers still do that, it seems.)

Thank you for any help!

Renaissance Man's picture

Second one is Santa's Sleigh [Full]

oldnick's picture

The first one is an old ATF face called Canterbury. I have a version with swash caps called Londonderry Air NF, and I believe Red Rooster has a version with regular caps under the original name.

Darkgreenblue's picture

Immediate, and very helpful, as expected! Thank you folks.

defiantone's picture

the second is also seen as Novella.

Renaissance Man's picture

Good find, Jodie.

The only legit source for Novella I could find is

All the rest are the usual pirate font sites, worse (IMO) than the "guilt by association" Santa's Sleigh on dafont, downloaded 755,188 times.

Take your pick.

hrant's picture

Being less bad doesn't make something good enough. Same with being popular.


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