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I'm absolutely in love with this type, scanned and uploaded by John Hudson in this old post:
So I'm wondering if anyone has some information about this lovely typeface and its author. I can't find much on the Internet, I guess van den Velde is Jan van den Velde (1568--1623), calligrapher and author of "Spieghel der Schrijfkonste", but that's about everything. This little scan has been very influental in the drawing of my first oldstyle-experiment, so I've become very curious about this wonderfully idiosyncratic type.