OLD MAP FONTS:
Antiquarian font
Antiquarian Scribe
Bonnycastle
Geographica
Terra Ignota
 HISTORICAL PENS:
Abigail Adams font
American Scribe
Botanical Scribe
Douglass Pen
Emily Austin font
Houston Pen
Lamar Pen
Military Scribe
Old Man Eloquent font
Remsen Script
Schooner Script
Texas Hero font
 ANTIQUE TEXTS:
Attic Antique
Bonsai
Broadsheet
Castine
 CREDITS, &C.
The text face used here (as well as elsewhere) is Broadsheet™. The home page letters are set in Emily Austin™ & Lamar Pen™. All typefaces referenced on this website—Abigail Adams™, American Scribe™, Antiquarian™, Antiquarian Scribe™, Attic Antique™, Austin Pen™, Bonnycastle™, Bonsai™, Botanical Scribe™, Broadsheet™, Castine™, Douglass Pen™, Emily Austin™, Geographica™, Geographica Hand™, Geographica Script™, Houston Pen™, Lamar Pen™, Military Scribe™, Old Man Eloquent™, Remsen Script™, Schooner Script™, Terra Ignota™ & Texas Hero™, as well as others in the Handwritten History™ Bundle— are the intellectual property of Three Islands Press (copyright ©1994–2017). For site licensing contact:

   Three Islands Press
   P.O. Box 1092
   Rockport ME 04856 USA
   (207) 596-6768
   info@oldfonts.com

 

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Broadsheet Roman font
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Broadsheet Opentype
Broadsheet™

Having in hand an original issue of The New-England Weekly Journal ("Containing the most Remarkable Occurrences Foreign & Domestick") from April 8, 1728, and a commemorative reprint of the Massachusetts Sun ("Americans!---Liberty or Death!---Join or Die!"), from May 3, 1775, I set to work. The result: a full-featured font family that simulates the type on printed matter from the Colonial American period. Broadsheet gives you all the double-s ligatures you could ever dream of. Looks implausibly authentic in either display type or long blocks of body copy. You’ll even find a couple printer’s flourishes here. The Broadsheet family has roman and true italic styles.* $US49. | Order  Buy old fonts

*The OpenType release of Broadsheet™ adds true small capitals, old-style and lining figures, numerous ligatures, and Central/Eastern European alphabets.

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Broadsheet Family (includes Roman & Italic)

US$49

Broadsheet Roman

Broadsheet

US$29

Broadsheet Italic

Broadsheet

US$29

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