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Hi,

I would like to identify the typeface used in the 1624 edition of John Donne's Devotions upon Emergent Occasions, printed in London by Augustin Matthewes:

https://www.dominicwinter.co.uk/Auction/Lot/246-donne-john-devotions-upon-emergent-occasions-1st-edition-1624/?lot=355338&sd=1

Does anyone have any suggestions? It looks like some kind of Garamond to me, but I'm not certain.

I would like to allude to the typography of this book in something I'm designing, so would be interested in suggestions for contemporary typefaces that are similar, or that are based on similar models.

Thanks,

Ron

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Thank you, Kevin. I was hoping for a more precise identification, but perhaps I will have to do some sleuthing in libraries to try to find out from where Matthewes sourced his types.

Best,

Ron

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