Basilea

Ruthie's picture

Does anybody know were i can view a sample of the Font Basilea?

Bald Condensed's picture

Did you mean Basilia?

ampersandranch's picture

I've also been running into some trouble trying to locate a copy. I know of one sample (a logo design that I am not yet at liberty to display; portion of it shown) and many online mentions regarding its similarity to Eras-if-it-had-serifs. It is actually quite different from Basilia. If I can sleuth out the foundry, I'll repost.

Bald Condensed's picture

Hey, isn't that the one we're looking for here!?

richk's picture

Basilea (as shown in ampersandranch's entry above) is utterly elegant. I used to use it on a Typositor 30 years ago. Why it's not available digitally is beyond me. Or is it? Please let me know. All I have now is printed in an old Andresen Typographics (L.A.) font showing catalog. I don't have autotrace, but do have an old Fontographer 4.x for mac OS 8.6 but have never used it. If I did, what licensing issues would I encounter? Could I alter the letterforms slightly and rename it and make it available?

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