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Bonnycastle
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Terra Ignota
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Douglass Pen
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Geographica Script
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Schooner Script
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Attic Antique
Bonsai
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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

 

Write like they used to.
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FREE with any order this month is Antiquarian, an evocative old map font.
Broadsheet Roman font
Broadsheet Italic 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.* $49 | 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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 To order Broadsheet, choose full family or individual style and “Add” to your shopping basket.

Desktop License 💻

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  Broadsheet Family (incl. Roman & Italic)

$49

  Broadsheet Roman

Broadsheet

$29

  Broadsheet Italic

Broadsheet

$29

Web License 🌐

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  Broadsheet Family (incl. Roman & Italic)

$49

  Broadsheet Roman

Broadsheet

$29

  Broadsheet Italic

Broadsheet

$29

Full License (Desktop + Web) 💻 🌐

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  Broadsheet Family (incl. Roman & Italic)

$69

  Broadsheet Roman

Broadsheet

$44

  Broadsheet Italic

Broadsheet

$44

💻 Desktop License—a standard license for creating personal/commercial art, documents, and graphics.
🌐 Web License—permitting installation on a server for embedding fonts via CSS in website designs.

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