Cochin; the d, v and h in particular.
Galliard; very lively rhythm, the pelican-beak g.
Not really a book face, but Ludlow Tempo’s italic is peculiar because it’s a 1930s geometric sans-serif but t… ((more))
I spotted this feature in Matthew Carter’s Alisal. It seems to work in this case because of the strong horizontal design of the numerals (and the font is more suited for text than formulas). Bell Cen… ((more))
I noticed that in Aldus’ italic, compared to something like Janson Text (or quite exaggerated; DTL Fleischmann), the calligraphic construction of the ‹y› is almost opposite in terms of left/right str… ((more))
I've read a few out-of-print books, including The Stroke and Counterpunch, at no personal cost, thanks to inter-library loans. I'm sure it's particular to different countries, library databases and u… ((more))