What is the 1742 Civilite font?
In the late medieval period appeared a “semi-cursive” writing, the French “écriture de civilité”. Quickly, it is carved and melted down in lead for printing.
It is a very elegant running font, with numerous variants, both final than initial characters, many of the accented small characters were present in the model I was inspired by, after “Fournier Le jeune ”, in his catalogue “Modèles des caractères de l’imprimerie et des autres choses nécessaires au dit art nouvellement gravés par Simon-Pierre Fournier le jeune” published in 1742 in Paris. More…
A render sheet, included in the font file, makes all characters easy to identify on keyboard. This font, very attractive and decorative may be used for web-site titles, posters and flyer designs, editing ancient texts, labels, greeting cards… and anything you want! It supports as easily enlargement as small size, remaining elegant and pretty.
1742 Civilite Font families
The 1742 Civilite includes the following font families:
- 1742 Civilite
1742 Civilite Preview
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