Jump to content
Education typography videos. Check out our YouTube channel …

Serif, Club français du livre, "La Joie"

Recommended Posts

ac54

Hi,

In the colophon it says Elzevier, but that's incorrect as far as I see?

Designed by Jacques Daniel.

Thanks!

Screen Shot 2021-07-04 at 13.11.50.png

Link to comment
ac54

I'm sorry I forgot to add it's 1962 - yes it looks like Romana, thank you! Just a little more confused than before, I understood Elzevier is referred to a style - so Romana would be another name for that style? Or an Elzevier typeface?

Link to comment
Kevin Thompson

I think Elzevier is just the Francophone spelling of Elzevir, first released by the Gursch Foundry in 1866. De Vinne and Romana are later variations of the style.

But I am seeing a slight serif/cusp at the top left of the A in your sample that I don’t see in specimens of any of those typefaces, though it could just be an artifact of the reproduction

Link to comment

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

Our partners

Discover the fonts from the Germany foundry FDI Type. A brand of Schriftkontor Ralf Herrmann.
Get to your apps and creative work. Explore curated inspiration, livestream learning, tutorials, and creative challenges.
Discover the Best Deals for Freelance Designers.
The largest selection of professional fonts for any project. Over 130,000 available fonts, and counting.
Elfen-Fraktur—a monolinear blackletter typeface
×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

We are placing functional cookies on your device to help make this website better.