Gutenberg A

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What is the Gutenberg A font?

This is a free abridged edition of the full-featured Gutenberg B and Gutenberg C fonts. Although (as the name suggests) it was originally conceived as the first release in the B42-type series, it actually represents the colophon to this series. In addition to having a narrower scope, the font differs from its full-featured predecesors in both letter and word spacing, as well as in glyph design, using exclusively straight lines for every glyph and providing a significantly rough appearance at medium to large point sizes. The font includes the usual standard characters for typesetting modern texts, as well as a few special characters, alternates and ligatures that can be used for typesetting nearly as in Johann Gutenberg’s 42-line Bible and later incunabula. Please note that the use of this free font is subject to the same terms and conditions as those for Alter Littera’s pay fonts. More…
Specimen, detailed character map, OpenType features, and font samples available at Alter Littera’s The Oldtype “Gutenberg A” Font Page.

Gutenberg A Font families

The Gutenberg A includes the following font families:

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Gutenberg A Preview

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You're probably thinking - Is Gutenberg A available to Download for free?

The short answer is no. Gutenberg A is definitely not available as a free download font. This is a premium font which mean that you will have to pay to download and use it in your project. We showcase fonts on SharedFonts that are almost all premium fonts. Feel free to waste valuable hours of your time searching for a free download of Gutenberg A, but take it from me, you will not be successful in your quest. Just think how much time and effort you will save if you just pay for Gutenberg A and be done with it.

It is always best to pay for a premium font rather than trying to find an illegal download. The benefits of paying for Gutenberg A is that you get the license to use it leagally. If you're using an illegal version of Gutenberg A and you get caught, you or your client could get into some trouble legally with the publisher of Gutenberg A. Also it is highly unlikely that you'll be able to find Gutenberg A for free. Doing various searches on Google such as "Free Gutenberg A Download" you will see a lot of websites that will say "Free Download" but these are just attempts to get you to click on a link which will either take you to an ad landing page or you risk getting viruses on your computer. In the rare occasion that you do find a free download for Gutenberg A remember that it's illegal to use a font if you didn't pay for it!

If you really want Gutenberg A and you want to truly own it the legal and safe way, then click here to visit the download and purchase page on MyFonts.com. Here you will be able to obtain the proper license. The designer and publisher deserves to be paid for their work, as they have put in the hours and the creativity to produce such an amazing font. Good luck with your purchase and future use of this font. :)