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Looking for the name of the font for the lombardic capitals appearing in several books

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Found it in Dan X. Solo’s The Solotype Catalog of 4,147 Display Typefaces as “Caligraph (Dundee) Initials,” aka Dundee and Dieter Caps.

 

Also found a reference and sample of Caligraph Initials here.

 

Unfortunately, no luck identifying a foundry or designer yet, but it did appear to be available in metal and eventually phototype, so it was popular for a time.

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