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I haven't been able to track down this particular font, any ideas?
if you like modern and geometric fonts and blackletter as well, have a look at the typophile post »Fracmetrica Black .otf«
the free-font »Fracmetrica Black« is a modern and geometric blackletter with several opentype-features like ligatures, case-sensitives, text figures.
It's kind of condensed and has a high contrast. The typeface's construction is based on an isometric 60°-grid.
Greetings type enthusiasts. On a recent trip to Europe I was browsing the newsstands and came across these two lovely typefaces. I thought they were great. I'd like to buy them/download them if possible for my own uses and I was hoping someone out there could help me identify them. Much thanks in advance.
from John Smiths Printer’s Grammar, London 1755
Blackletter consists of as many sorts as a common font of Roman; ſave that the first has two different r's, one of which is called ragged r, and is particulary used after letters that round off behind, whether they be capitals, or lowercase sorts. Thus thes are properly put after the following capitals, viz. B, D, G, D, P, V, W; and after these lowercase letters, viz. b, d, h, o, p and w.