Letters & Lettering: A Treatise With 200 Examples (page 7/8)

[picture: A, B, C, D from English Gothic Letters 15th Century]

A, B, C, D from English Gothic Letters 15th Century

Letters “A” “B” “C” and “D” from English gothic Letters, 15th Century. The C is not very legible by modern standards. [more...]

[picture: E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L from English Gothic Letters 15th Century]

E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L from English Gothic Letters 15th Century

Letters “E” “F” “G” “H” “I” “J” “K” and “L” from English gothic Letters, 15th Century. [more...]

[picture: M, N, O, P, Q, T from English Gothic Letters 15th Century]

M, N, O, P, Q, T from English Gothic Letters 15th Century

Letters “M” “N” “O” “P” “Q” and “T” from English gothic Letters, 15th Century. The M is not very legible by today’s standards, but might work as an initial letter or drop cap. [more...]

[picture: Letters R and S from English gothic Letters, 15th Century]

Letters R and S from English gothic Letters, 15th Century

Black-letter (Old English) inital letters “R” and “S” from English gothic Letters, 15th Century. They appear as part of the phrase “Tomb of Richard Second” and are not repeated in the alphabet. I have left the “i” from “Richard” to give an idea for baseline positioning and relative size. [more...]

[picture: Letters U V W X Y and Z from English gothic Letters, 15th Century]

Letters U V W X Y and Z from English gothic Letters, 15th Century

Black-letter (Old English) inital letters “U” “V” “W” “X” “Y” and “Z” from English gothic Letters, 15th Century. It is possible that the author of the modern (1921) book added the J, the U and possibly the Y and W when he drew them for the book. [more...]

[picture: Calligraphic letter ``A'' in 15th century gothic style]

Calligraphic letter “A” in 15th century gothic style

Black-letter (Old English) letter A from English gothic Letters, 15th Century. [more...]

[picture: Calligraphic letter ``B'' in 15th century gothic style]

Calligraphic letter “B” in 15th century gothic style

Black-letter (Old English) letter B from English gothic Letters, 15th Century. [more...]

[picture: Calligraphic letter ``C'' in 15th century gothic style]

Calligraphic letter “C” in 15th century gothic style

Black-letter (Old English) letter C from English gothic Letters, 15th Century. The counters have reversed oak leaves drawn inside them. Note, this letter probably looks more like a T or J to most modern readers, and if you flipped it, it would make a B. As a result, try to use [...] [more...]

[picture: Calligraphic letter ``D'' in 15th century gothic style]

Calligraphic letter “D” in 15th century gothic style

Black-letter (Old English) letter D from English gothic Letters, 15th Century. [more...]

[picture: Calligraphic letter ``E'' in 15th century gothic style]

Calligraphic letter “E” in 15th century gothic style

Black-letter (Old English) letter E from English gothic Letters, 15th Century. It would be fairly esay to turn this letter into an “F” if you wanted, too. [more...]

[picture: Calligraphic letter ``F'' in 15th century gothic style]

Calligraphic letter “F” in 15th century gothic style

Black-letter (Old English) letter “F” from English gothic Letters, 15th Century. [more...]

[picture: Calligraphic letter ``H'' in 15th century gothic style]

Calligraphic letter “H” in 15th century gothic style

Black-letter (Old English) letter “H” from English gothic Letters, 15th Century. [more...]


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