old textbook serif font

gncalix's picture

need help identifying font used in this textbook. any suggestions for other fonts with similar characteristics are welcome.

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George Thomas's picture

This font predates 1800, probably predates 1775. I found one similar font in a 1745 European specimen but it is highly unlikely that it has ever been digitized.

gncalix's picture

is there anything available digitally that is similar to this?

George Thomas's picture

Yes. New Caledonia would be a reasonable substitute.

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