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Hightower Text roman Font


Categories: Italian Old Style
High Tower Text
Part of Hightower Text font family (2 fonts)
High Tower Text Regular is from The Font Bureau and contains 385 glyphs. In 1994 Tobias Frere-Jones completed Hightower for the Journal of the American Institute of Graphic Arts. For as long as he had drawn letters, he had wrestled with the problems posed by any modern rendition of the fifteenth century Venetian roman. Dissatisfied with others' attempts to bring Nicholas Jenson's 1470 roman up to date, Frere-Jones prepared his version of this calligraphic roman, and developing his own personal italic .

Keywords: High Tower Text Regular, Font Bureau, Tobias Frere-Jones, Nicholas Jenson, calligraphic roman, Venetian, Fonts, Font Download, TrueType, True Type, PC, Windows, Mac, Macintosh, Type, Typeface

SKU: FB-HIG01-01-01-05

Product ID: 11286

High Tower Text Font Information

Family Name:High Tower Text
Fixed Pitch:No
Symbol Encoded:No
Embedded Bitmaps:No
Creation Date:6/7/1998
Modified Date:2/27/2009
Unicode Ranges:Basic Latin
Latin-1 Supplement
Code Pages:1252 Latin 1
Mac Roman Macintosh Character Set (US Roman)
Hinting:0-6 Smoothed
7-12 Hinted
13+ Hinted and Smoothed