(x) Can anyone identify this beautiful French serif? - Fridericus Antiqua {Tamas}

hungrymoon's picture

Any help would be great, thank you.

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paulstonier's picture

Looks to be a relative of Baskerville. What's really interesting is that the roman g is a double story g and the italic is a single story g. Although, the general character of both the italic and roman fit with the character of baskerville with some minor variation.

Atwe's picture

Don't know how old this sample is and the catalogue I have is not of the best quality but this may be the metal typeface Fridericus Antiqua.

Link to the catalogue here.

paulstonier's picture

Tough to say from that catalogue, but it sure looks that way, Tamas.

Stephen Coles's picture

If you're a fan of that 'g' and that general level of contrast you might like the new Ingeborg.

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