(x) Rearrangements and Neighboring Group Effects - Perpetua {Jan Erdmann, Yves}

wedbanz's picture

What this Typeface name is?
Thanks

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Bald Condensed's picture

The classic Perpetua by Eric Gill.

sim's picture

Amazing the two different g int the word Neighboring?

Bald Condensed's picture

Nothing happens for 15 minutes, but when I decide to comment suddenly Jan is there. Again! :^D

Jan's picture

Faster than the master. Again!!!

Bald Condensed's picture

> Amazing the two different g in the word Neighboring?

Hehehe, looks like somebody put a lowercase "g" back in the wrong case.

Bald Condensed's picture

> Faster than the master. Again!!!

Yeah yeah yeah, rub it in! :^P

sim's picture

Look about that now...

The r at the right is the Perpetua one (from Linotype. The one on the left (posted) has a serif on his shoulder. Where does it come?

Jan's picture

Maybe that’s what Yves meant with “classic” Perpetua. Whatever that means. Maybe he’ll explain (?).

Stephen Coles's picture

If this is pre-digital, as it seems to be, there might be details in the larger metal sizes that didn't make it to the digitization.

bowfinpw's picture

If you look at the Perpetua showing in the Jaspert 'Encyclopaedia of Typefaces' you will see the same flag on the 'r' as the posted sample. That was making me nuts until 'sim' raised the question, and I knew I was not alone.

- Mike Yanega

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