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Katzenjammer

Font from 1950s Theology/Philosophy Journal (The Thomist)

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Katzenjammer

Greetings!  : I am newbie looking both to identify this font and to find something that approximates it for us in a print format; probably since this journal was typeset the match will only be (very lol) approximate.  I don't know exactly why but I just love looking at it and reading it.  

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Also, the second image is from a very recent (and presumably not type-set) academic volume (2017) - I also like this font and find it somewhat similar.  Maybe that 2nd font - whatever it is? - might be a good candidate.  

Bonnette Font.jpg

Thanks for reading and any insight you may have!  

Cheers!

~katz 

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Kevin Thompson

The first sample is some form of Modern/Scotch Roman.

That particular style of 2, however, only survived in the italic, not the roman version of most digital forms of those typefaces.

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Katzenjammer

Thanks!  Any suggestions on a family of fonts or particular font which is available and that has that "look" - I know this is probably quite subjective.  

P.S., is the second sample type-set?  It appears to have been published in 1972 - though it was printed in 2017.  

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Kevin Thompson

The second sample appears to be Century Oldstyle.

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Katzenjammer

Thanks so very much Kevin!  I LOVE that Scotch Modern - it has that gorgeous Greek font too, which will come in handy.  Many, many thanks!  

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Alex Hall

Possible design matches are Didot / Theano and Old Standard, the latter two with open licenses (free to use or alter for any purpose).

Sources / information for Didot / Theno:

To me Old Standard seems like a match for your first sample, with its narrower letter forms.

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Riccardo Sartori

Based on the straight leg of |R| and the splayed serifs of |E|F|T|, of the latest suggestions, the best match would be Theano Old Style, only available in regular.

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Katzenjammer

Wow, thanks Alex & Ricardo, those are beautiful!   

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