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andreibrb

Hi guys,

I found this image and I like the typeface used for "Government Printing Office" and "Record of the public printing". Do you have any idea what is it?

Any help or hint is greatly appreciated!

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Mikhail V.

This is a narrow version of classic Latin serif type, often called "old style" generally.
This means it may be one of many many similar typefaces that were widely used in typography over many years.


However I am not an expert in font identification and history, but to my eye it looks similar to the Miller and Richard old style typeface:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old_Style_(Miller_%26_Richard)

For a similar modern digital font I would look at e.g.  "Monotype Old Style", "Caslon Old Face", "New Caslon", "Jenson Text" etc.

 

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