1509 Leyden

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What is the 1509 Leyden font?

This script font was inspired by the type used in Leyden by Jan Seversz to print Breviores elegantioresque epistolae […], author Francesco Filfelo, circa 1509. The original font contains all lower case characters, except w, eth, thorn, lslash, oslash and so… and almost upper case. In addition, one set of small lombardic initials were also nearly complete. It take place instead of the Bold style (in only one package)offering a real and rare complete historical printing set…
The original small “a” hight was 2,8 mm !, the upper case hight no more than nearly 5 mm, the initials hight almost 15 mm, covering nearly two lines. More…
This font includes “long s”, naturally, as typically medieval and also a few ligatures, but not any variants. We have entirely recreated some characters, upper, lower and initials, to fill gaps.
It is used as variously as web-site titles, posters and fliers design, publishing texts looking like ancient ones, or greeting cards, all various sorts of presentations, menus, certificates, as a very decorative, elegant and unusual font, besides its historical scrupulous reality…
This font supports enlargement as well as small size.

1509 Leyden Font families

The 1509 Leyden includes the following font families:

  • 1509 Leyden Normal
  • 1509 Leyden Bold

1509 Leyden Preview

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