What is the 1529 Champ Fleury Initials font?
In 1529, Geofroy Tory, French scholar, engraver, printer, publisher and poet, was publishing the well known so called Champ Fleury, printed by Gilles de Gourmond, in Paris. It is a fully illustrated handbook where the author explains how to draw Roman characters. The font used for the text – a Humane/Jenson type – was not a very beautiful one, but rough and ready, and the book is well known for its capital letters designs. More…
We are offering here the two complete historical type sets and more — we have entirely redrawn the lacked letters: J, U and W, Eth, Lslash, Thorn and Oslash in the two initial forms. The text font, 1529 Champ Fleury Regular is now containing all characters for West European (including Celtic), Baltic, East and Central European and Turkish language, and the Initial set 1529 Champ Fleury Init is containing two complete alphabets, with a very great effort to be as close as possible to the original pictures.
1529 Champ Fleury Initials Font families
The 1529 Champ Fleury Initials includes the following font families:
- 1529 Champ Fleury Pro
- 1529 Champ Fleury Initials
1529 Champ Fleury Initials Preview
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