A Field Guide to the Faces

FAQ

Text Faces

l, d with roman serifs

1
e with sloping bar [Venetian Serif]
2 o with angled stress; d with definite oblique serifs, including foot serif [Old-Style Serif]
3 o with vertical stress; d with oblique ascender serif, horizontal foot serif [Transitional Serif]
4 o with non-abrupt vertical stress; d with horizontal line or bracketed serifs [New Transitional Serif]
5 o with strong abrupt vertical contrast; d with horizontal line or slightly bracketed serifs [Modern Serif]

l, d without roman serifs

6 I with slab serifs, either square or bracketed [Slab Serif]
7 I with wedge serif [Wedge Serif]
8 No serifs, except perhaps on I [Sans Serif]

Display Faces

9 Flowing scripts
10 Non-flowing scripts, including blackletter and uncial
11 Unmodified serif and sans serif
12 Modified serif
13 Modified sans serif
14 Fat face, modified and unmodified
15 Thin face, modified and unmodified
16 Ornamental
17 Modified outrageous


1.1
o with steeply inclined axis
1.2 o with less steeply inclined axis
1.3 o with vertical axis
1.4 o with inclined axis; serifs roman in upper case, slab in lower case [32] Italian Old Style
1.5 o with vertical or slightly inclined axis; slab serifs on ascenders


2.1
W crossed center strokes
2.2 W center strokes joining at cap height, or nearly so
2.3 W center strokes joining at cap height with no center serif
2.4 W stepped center strokes


3.1
W center strokes joining at cap height, with center serif
3.2 W center strokes joining at cap height, with no center serif
3.3 W with crossed center strokes
3.4 W with stepped center strokes


4.1
d with horizontal or nearly horizontal line serifs
4.2 d with horizontal bracketed serifs
4.3 Some definite oblique bracketed serifs


5.1
d with line serifs
5.2 Bracketed serifs


6.1
I Square slab (egyptian type)
6.2 I Bracketed slab (clarendon types)
6.3 I Rounded slab


7.1
I with wedge-ended or small wedge serifs
7.2 I with wedge-shaped serifs
7.3 I with line-ended serifs
7.4 I with half serifs


8.1
G wide, without spur
8.2 G medium width, without spur
8.3 G narrow, no spur or bar
8.4 G wide with spur [273] Akzidenz Grotesk
8.5 G medium with spur
8.6 G narrow with spur
8.7 G, g sloped [295] ITC Eras
8.8 G, g square
8.9 G, g rounded
8.10 G electronic or machine-read


9.1
Quill pen script
9.2 Felt or graphic pen
9.3 Brush


10.1
Quill pen
10.2 Felt or graphic pen
10.3 Brush
10.4 Blackletter text
10.5 Blackletter decorative
10.6 Uncial
10.7 Roman italic based on pen scripts


11.1
Roman serif
11.2 Slab serif
11.3 Wedge serif
11.4 Sans serif


12.1
Roman serif, not stencil
12.2 Roman serif, stencil
12.3 Slab serif
12.4 Wedge serif, not sloping backwards
12.5 Wedge serif, sloping backwards


13.1
Thick and thin vertical stress
13.2 Thick and thin horizontal stress [610] Sintex I
13.3 Heavy bow-shaped
13.4 Square-shaped
13.5 Sloping [615] Condensa
13.6 Rounded shape
13.7 Rounded shape outline [624] Helvetica Rounded Outline
13.8 Electronic
13.9 Cut
13.10 Stencil or stencil effect
13.11 Inline or striped
13.12 Shaded or 3D
13.13 Shaded or 3D, inline or patterned


14.1
Roman serif
14.2 Slab serif
14.3 Wedge serif
14.4 Sans serif


15.1
Slab serif
15.2 Wedge serif
15.3 Sans serif, unrounded shape
15.4 Sans serif, rounded shape


16.1
Roman serif, unsloping
16.2 Roman serif, sloping [547] Goudy Fancy
16.3 Slab serif
16.4 Wedge serif
16.5 Sans serif [560] Abramesque
16.6 Script


17.1
Heavy/distorted
17.2 Inline or striped
17.3 Broken-surfaced and distorted [679] Shatter
17.4 Dot-formed
17.5 Shaded or 3D
17.6 With backgrounds
17.7 Pictorial


1.1.1 a, h, m, n splayed to right [5] Windsor

1.1.2 a, h, m, n, not splayed to right


1.2.1
Short descenders and long serifs
1.2.2 q with short descender and short serifs [13] Della Robbia
1.2.3 q with longer descender and weak contrast
1.2.4 q with longer descender and strong contrast


1.3.1
r with roman serifs
1.3.2 r with wedge serifs


1.5.1 g open; k double-jointed [33] ITC Italia

1.5.2 g closed; k single-jointed [34] Jenson Old Style


2.1.1
K with curved arms
2.1.2 K with straight arms


2.2.1 A with top serif; g open; both serifs on T SWNE [42] Leamington

2.2.2 A without top serif; g closed; serifs on T diverge


2.3.1 G with very low crossbar; S, s swollen at SW; b, d, f, with very high ascenders [46] Nicholas Cochin

2.3.2 Not as above [45] Berling


2.4.1
J descends with ball
2.4.2 J descends with no ball
2.4.3 J doesn't descend, has ball [52-3] Times Roman Family


3.1.1
M parallel, or nearly so
3.1.2 M definitely splayed


3.2.1
g lower bowl open
3.2.2 g lower bowl closed


3.3.1 M without serifs at cap height [98] Weiss

3.3.2 M with serifs at cap height


3.4.1
M parallel, or nearly so
3.4.2 M definitely splayed


4.1.1 One-story g; p, q with short descenders [112] Maximus

4.1.2 Two-story g; p, q with longish descenders [111] Joanna


4.2.1
W center strokes joining at cap height
4.2.2 W with crossed center strokes
4.2.3 W with stepped center strokes
4.2.4 W no center serif


4.3.1
Weak contrast
4.3.2 Good contrast


5.1.1
Light face
5.1.2 Black face


5.2.1
C with two spurred serifs
5.2.2 C with one spurred serif
5.2.3 C with two unspurred serifs


6.1.1
g with single story
6.1.2 g with double story


6.2.1
g with single story
6.2.2 g with double story


6.3.1 W without center serif [214] ITC American Typewriter

6.3.2 W with center serif


7.1.1
g single-storied
7.1.2 g two-storied


7.2.1
A with full serif at top
7.2.2 A without serif at top


7.3.1 B, R open [237] ITC Serif Gothic

7.3.2 B, R closed [236] Copperplate Gothic [238] Spartan 140


7.4.1 G spurred; A with serifs pointing inward [239] Parsons

7.4.2 G without spur; A with serifs pointing right [340] Romic


8.1.1
E wide
8.1.2 E narrow


8.2.1
G with round base
8.2.2 G with flatter base
8.2.3 G without bar, with unstressed strokes [270] Syntax
8.2.4 G without bar, with stressed strokes


8.3.1 K, k with curved upper arm [272] Clearface Gothic

8.3.2 K, k with straight upper arm [271] Antique Olive


8.5.1 g double-storied [276] Franklin Gothic [277] ITC Franklin Gothic

8.5.2 g single-storied


8.6.1
I with serifs
8.6.2 I without serifs


8.8.1 O, Q with curved sides [293] Heldustry

8.8.2 O, Q with straight sides


8.9.1
M with middle point above line
8.9.2 M with middle point on line


8.10.1 C, O made of straight segments [303] OCR-A

8.10.2 C, O curved


9.1.1
Sloping and rounded
9.1.2 Sloping and angular [316] Zapf Chancery
9.1.3 Upright


9.2.1 Sloping; A, B, H multi-stroked [319] Kaufmann

9.2.2 Upright; A, B, H uni-stroked [320] Jiffy


9.3.1 F faces left; G lower-case-like; H, K, M, N, U, V with NW leftward tails [321] Brush Script

9.3.2 F faces right; G upper-case-like; H, K, M, N, U, V without TW tails [322] Mistral]


10.1.1
Sloping and rounded
10.1.2 Sloping and angular
10.1.3 Upright and rounded [332] Murray Hill Bold
10.1.4 Upright and angular
10.1.5 Oriental
10.1.6 Decorative sloping
10.1.7 Decorative with upright majuscules


10.2.1
Sloping
10.2.2 Upright


10.3.1
I, J with leftward serifs
10.3.2 I, J without serifs


10.4.1
a two-story
10.4.2 a one-story


10.5.1 a, g one-story [375] Pamela

10.5.2 a, g two-story [376] St. Clair


10.6.1 a one-story; h, m, n, u, v, w horseshoe-like [377] American Uncial

10.6.2 a two-story; h, m, n, u, v, w not horseshoe-like [378] Libra


10.7.1 J doesn't descend; descenders on p, q very long [381] Cancelleresca Bastarda

10.7.2 J descends; descenders on p, q not especially long


11.1.1
Plain
11.1.2 Inline and outline
11.1.3 Shaded


11.2.1 Plain [403] Hellenic Wide

11.2.2 Inline and outline
11.2.3 Shaded


11.3.1
Plain
11.3.2 Inline and outline


11.4.1
Plain
11.4.2 Inline and outline unshaded
11.4.3 Inline and outline shaded
11.4.4 With backgrounds


12.1.1 A with sigmoid leftward serif it apex [573] Skyjald

12.1.2 A with leftward roman serif at apex
12.1.3 A with right arm projecting SENW at apex
12.1.4 A without serifs or projections at apex


12.2.1 A with leftward serif at apex [575] Stencil Bold

12.2.1 A without serif at apex [576] Teachest


12.3.1 3-D [579] Profil

12.3.2 Lined [578] Nubia
12.3.3 Spurs on slabs [577] Antiqua pointed


12.4.1 A crossbar v-shaped [580] Algerian

12.4.2 A crossbar straight, horizontal
12.4.3 A crossbar straight, SWNE
12.4.4 A crossbar curved


12.5.1 A minuscular [602] Alfereta

12.5.2 A majuscular [603] Blanchard


13.1.1
g one-story
13.1.2 g two-story


13.3.1 A with curved left arm [612] Revue

13.3.2 A with straight left arm [611] Becket


13.4.1 M splayed [613] Tamil

13.4.2 M not splayed [614] Topic


13.6.1 p, q with pointed serifs [616] Capone

13.6.2 p, q with flat serifs [617] Dempsey Medium
13.6.3 p, q with rounded serifs
13.6.4 p, q with no serifs


13.8.2
A, B, C, D, E contiguous
13.8.2 A, B, C, D, E made of multiple linear segments [628] Digital


13.9.1 C terminals horizontal [630] Ad Lib

13.9.2 C terminals triangles [631] Kino
13.9.3 C terminals diagonal


13.10.1 A a truncated black triangle with a NWSE line through it [634] Braggadocio

13.10.2 A minuscular [638] Glyphic
13.10.3 A an upward semicircle with a tail [639] Motter Tektura
13.10.4 A a triangle [640] Stop
13.10.5 A majuscular


13.11.1
G with crossbar
13.11.2 G without crossbar


13.12.1 H a rectangle with N and S slits [655] Bullion Shadow

13.12.2 H minuscular [660] Tintoretto
13.12.3 H crossbar high


13.13.1 G spurless [664] Jim Crow

13.13.2 G spurred


14.1.1
Thin serifs
14.1.2 Medium weight serifs
14.1.3 Heavy serifs


14.2.1
Serifs much thicker than strokes
14.2.2 Serifs not much thicker than strokes


14.3.1
Thin or medium serifs
14.3.2 Heavy serifs, outline
14.3.3 Heavy serifs, outline


14.4.1
Wide, plain
14.4.2 Wide, outline [482] Gill Kayo Outline
14.4.3 Medium width
14.4.4 Narrow, without outline
14.4.5 Narrow, outline
14.4.6 Rounded shape
14.4.7 Rounded shape, outline [515] ITC Bauhaus Heavy Outline


15.1.1 K double-jointed; g two-story [516] ITC American Typewriter Light

15.1.2 K single-jointed; g one-story


15.2.1 E with very high crossbar; A with SWNE crossbar [521] Virgin Roman

15.2.2 E with crossbar in middle; A with horizontal crossbar [520] ITC Newtext Light


15.3.1
M strokes meet above baseline
15.3.2 M strokes meet at baseline


15.4.1 A with curved left arm [534] ITC Busorama Light

15.4.2 A curved at top [535] Churchward 70 Hairline
15.4.3 A with only straight lines [536] Harry Thin


16.1.1 A with single SW swirl [537] Flirt

16.1.2 A with right edge dentate, spur at apex [538] Floriated Capitals
16.1.3 A with ball at E where crossbar joins arm [540] Fry's ornamented
16.1.4 A inlined, crossbar sigmoid [541] Gallia
16.1.5 A with stripes and dots, flat apex [543] Modernistic
16.1.6 A with black leaves on white background [544] Mole Foliate
16.1.7 A with white leaves on black background [546] Saphire
16.1.8 A with balls at apex, in bowl, and below crossbar [545] Nymphic
16.1.9 A with two outward-pointing spurs at apex


16.3.1 A without forked serifs; leaves on 3-D surface [548] Lettres Ornées

16.3.2 A with forked serifs at feet but not at apex [550] Romantiques No. 5
16.3.3 A with forked serifs at both feet and apex


16.4.1 A minuscular [555] Karnac

16.4.2 A crossbar v-shaped [559] Victorian
16.4.3 A crossbar SWNE [553] Arnold Böcklin
16.4.4 A crossbar NWSE
16.4.5 A crossbar horizontal


16.6.1 A with triple strokes [563] Raffia Initials

16.6.2 A with crossbar made of filligree balls [562] Lilith
16.6.3 A with floral crossbar [561] Ballé Initials


17.1.1 A minuscular [671] Talbot

17.1.2 A with leftward ball at apex [669] Pierrot
17.1.3 A with large rectangles at feet [666] Bottleneck
17.1.4 A plain, without serifs [668] Litzenburg
17.1.5 A a solid triangle with half a daisy [667] Florist
17.1.6 A a solid triangle with a star [670] Starvation


17.2.1 A house-shaped, 3 inlines [674] Horseman Sidesaddle

17.2.2 A with stars at top, stripes at bottom [676] Old Glory
17.2.3 A plain sans-serif with bowl filled by stripes [675] Matra
17.2.4 A a triangle
17.2.5 A rounded at top


17.4.1
A flat-topped
17.4.2 A pointy-topped


17.5.1 A a carved cube [685] Block Up

17.5.2 A wire-framed [686] Bombere
17.5.3 A like curled paper [688] Calypso
17.5.4 A like raised layers, face on [692] Stack
17.5.5 A in layers, receding to NW [694] Talbot's Rocky mountai
17.5.5 A in perspective


17.6.1 Background rough halftone, not rectangular [697] Process

17.6.2 Background rectangular, not rough halftone


17.7.1 Faces [699] Via Face Don Black

17.7.2 Zippers [700] Zippers


1.1.2.1
g one-story
1.1.2.2 g two-story


1.2.1.1 w with curved arms; R with upcurved tail [6] Kennerly

1.2.1.2 h, m, n splayed [9] Surrey Old Style
1.2.1.3 G beveled at SE [10] Trajanus
1.2.1.4 Y with spur pointing left on NW arm; Q with detached tail [8] Raleigh
1.2.1.5 a, h, m, n with curved serifs turning up at right [12] Worcester
1.2.1.6 None of the above


1.2.3.1 W center strokes joining at cap height, with center serif [17] Schneidler Old Style

1.2.3.2 W center strokes joining at cap height, with no center serif [18] Seneca
1.2.3.3 W center strokes crossed


1.2.4.1 g closed, ear rising; j slightly recurved [21] Deepdene

1.2.4.2 g open, ear descending; j recurved [20] Horley Old Style
1.2.4.3 g closed, ear horizontal; j descending, sigmoid [19] Centaur


1.3.1.1 a, b, d, e, g, p, q with gaps [22] Brighton

1.3.1.2 v, w, y with ball on NE arm [23-24] Clearface Family
1.3.1.3 v, w, y with rightward-pointing spurs caused by steps [27] ITC Tiffany
1.3.1.4 Z with sigmoid top and bottom arms [26] Stratford


1.3.2.1 g two-story; j descending & unballed [31] Vendôme

1.3.2.2 g one-story; j recurved or at least curved


2.1.1.1 A with arm extending to NW; b, d, h, k with very high ascenders;g with ascending balled ear [36] Bernhard Modern

2.1.1.2 Not as above [35] Bembo


2.1.2.1 Q tail nearly linear [38-39] Plantin Family

2.1.2.2 Q tail sigmoid


2.2.2.1 J descends, recurved, with ball; Q sweeps [43] Missal

2.2.2.2 J descends, unrecurved, without ball; Q tail comma-like [44] Trump Mediaeval


2.4.1.1 g with rising pointed ear [49] Goudy Catalogue

2.4.1.2 g with horizontal ear [51] Minister


2.4.2.1 Q tail comma-like [47] Albertina

2.4.2.2 Q tail sigmoid, starts inside body [48] Emerson
2.4.2.3 Q tail linear, short, on right [50] Life


3.1.1.1
C with serifs both top and bottom
3.1.1.2 C without serifs at bottom


3.1.2.1 P with open bowl [74] Galliard

3.1.2.2 P with closed bowl; J with ball [73] Erhhardt


3.2.1.1 J without ball, low contrast [82] Congress

3.2.1.2 J with ball, normal contrast [77-80] Baskerville Family


3.2.2.1
C without lower serif
3.2.2.2 C with lower serif


3.3.2.1
w with center strokes joining at cap height
3.3.2.2 w with crossed center strokes [89] Barbou
3.3.2.3 w with stepped center strokes


3.4.1.1
C with serif only at top
3.4.1.2 C with serifs at top and bottom


3.4.2.1 R, K with tail that descends; A with leftward spur [110] Rundfunk

3.4.2.2 R, K without tail that descends; A without spur


4.2.1.1
Light face
4.2.1.2 Black face


4.2.2.1 C with spur serifs top and bottom [126] Gloucester Old Style

4.2.2.2 C with wedge serifs top and bottom [125] Comenius
4.2.2.3 C with wedge serif only on top [123] Cheltenham [124] Cheltenham Nova
4.2.2.4 C with spur serif only on top [127] Sorbonne


4.2.3.1 B, P with slanted midstroke, black; a, d, q with gaps; Y, y with spur s at foot [128] Bramley

4.2.3.2 Not as above


4.2.4.1 g with open bowl and no ear; calligraphic [134] Athenaeum

4.2.4.2 g with open bowl, horizontal ear [135] Diotima
4.2.4.3 g with closed bowl, markedly wilted balled ear [137] Impressum
4.2.4.4 g with closed bowl, horizontal or slightly wilted ear


4.3.1.1 A with leftward spur; v, w with NE balls; R with anemic tail [142] Lo-type

4.3.1.2 A with rectangular finial; v, w with leftward spurs; U with SE serif [143] Menhart
4.3.1.3 A, v, w, R, U not as above


4.3.2.1 g with open lower bowl, upturned balled ear [150] ITC Zapf International

4.3.2.2 g with closed lower bowl, horizontal stub ear [148] Electra
4.3.2.3 g with closed lower bowl, wilted balled ear


5.1.1.1
C with bottom serif missing or noticeably different from upper
5.1.1.2 C with symmetric spurred serifs
5.1.1.3 C with symmetric triangular serifs


5.1.2.1 C with two spurred serifs [162] Bodoni 135 [163] Bodoni (Haas)

5.1.2.2 C with one spurred serif [164] Craw Modern
5.1.2.3 C with two unspurred serifs


5.2.1.1 g, j balled [180] Neo Didot

5.2.1.2 g, j without balls [183] Pilgrim


5.2.2.1
f with "bent" top
5.2.2.2 f without bent top


5.2.3.1 j balled; k double jointed but without horizontal bar [174] Caledonia

5.2.3.2 j not balled; k double jointed with horizontal bar [187] Walbaum Standard 6. Slab Serif


6.1.1.1
A with full serifs at top and feet
6.1.1.2 A with half serif at top, full serifs at feet
6.1.1.3 A with no serif at top, half serifs at feet [190] Calvert
6.1.1.4 A with no serif at top, full serifs at feet


6.1.2.1 k double-jointed [202] Egyptian 173

6.1.2.2 k single-jointed


6.2.1.1 D, O, Q with straight sides [204] Aachen

6.2.1.2 D, O, Q with rounded sides [205] Egyptian 505


6.2.2.1
W with no central serif
6.2.2.2 W with central serif


6.3.2.1 S with half serif at bottom [215] Clarinda Typewriter

6.3.2.2 S with full serif at bottom


7.1.1.1 M splayed with middle point raised [224] ITC Korinna

7.1.1.2 M not splayed
7.1.1.2 M splayed with middle point on line [223] Icone


7.1.2.1
M with middle point raised
7.1.2.2 M with middle point on line


7.2.1.1 g with open lower bowl; k single-jointed, descending, open [230] ITC Barcelona

7.2.1.2 g with closed lower bowl; k double-jointed, on line, closed [231] Biltmore


7.2.2.1 W with rightward half-serif at center; k double-jointed without crossbar [232] ITC LSC Book

7.2.2.2 W without center serif; k single-jointed, or with crossbar if double-jointed


8.1.1.1 J descends slightly; K single jointed [246] Doric

8.1.1.2 J doesn't descend; K double jointed


8.1.2.1
a single-story
8.1.2.2 a double-story


8.2.1.1
B with upper bowl narrower than lower
8.2.1.2 B with upper bowl as wide as lower


8.2.2.1 C, G, S, g, s with ends tangent to vertical [267] Univers 55

8.2.2.2 C, G, S, g, s with ends almost horizontal [266] Frutiger


8.2.4.1 K, V, W, X, Y, k, v, w, x, y with curved strokes [269] ITC Souvenir Gothic

8.2.4.2 K, V, W, X, Y, k, v, w, x, y with straight strokes [268] Optima


8.5.2.1
K, k single-jointed
8.5.2.2 K, k double-jointed


8.6.1.1 K single-jointed with gap [285] Bell Gothic

8.6.1.2 K double-jointed, no gap [284] Bell Centennial


8.6.2.1 M with raised middle junction [286] Light Gothic

8.6.2.2 M with middle junction on baseline


8.8.2.1 R with straight leg [290] Bank Gothic

8.8.2.2 R with curved leg [291] Eurostile


8.9.1.1 M with curved sides [297] ITC Benguiat Gothic

8.9.1.2 M with straight sides [298] Berliner Grotesk


8.9.2.1 M splayed, pointed top [300] ITC Ronda

8.9.2.2 M not splayed, rounded top [299] Churchward 70


8.10.2.1 J with half serif at top; Q with comma tail [302] IC-Alphabet

8.10.2.2 J without serif at top; Q with intersecting tail [304] OCR-B


9.1.1.1
A with crossbar formed from loop on left arm
9.1.1.2 A with crossbar formed from loop on right arm
9.1.1.3 A with crossbar a disconnected stroke


9.1.3.1 d ascender curves to left; z doesn't descend; o, p, q open at top [317] Gando Ronde Script

9.1.3.2 d ascender straight; z descends; o, p, q closed [318] Linoscript


10.1.1.1 b, h, k, l with ascenders curved to left [323] Bernhard Tango

10.1.1.2 b, h, k, l with ascenders looped [324] Dorchester Script
10.1.1.3 b, h, k, l with ascenders curved to right [325] Nuptial Script
10.1.1.4 b, h, k, l with ascenders straight [326] Stradivarius


10.1.2.1 N with ball at NE [327] Cascade

10.1.2.2 N with downward swirl at NW [329] Medici Script
10.1.2.3 N lower-case-like, with upward swirl at NW [331] Temple Script
10.1.2.3 N not as above


10.1.4.1 b, h, k, l sans serif [335] Lydian

10.1.4.2 b, h, k, l with rightward serifs [334] Codex
10.1.4.3 b, h, k, l with leftward serifs


10.1.5.1 A, B, E of multiple unconnected strokes; a, c, e with gaps [337] Auriole

10.1.5.2 A, B, E connected; a, c, e without gaps [338] Boutique


10.1.6.1
F, G descend
10.1.6.2 F, G don't descend


10.1.7.1 b, h, k ascenders long and curved rightward [344] Delphin No. 1

10.1.7.2 b, h, k ascenders straight [345] Matura


10.2.1.1
G quasi-minuscular, descends
10.2.1.2 G clearly majuscular, doesn't descend


10.2.2.1
G with crossbar
10.2.2.2 G without crossbar


10.3.1.1
J with crossbar
10.3.1.2 J without crossbar


10.3.2.1 G, J, K descend [357] Ashley Script

10.3.2.2 G, J, K don't descend [359] Flash


10.4.1.1
d ascender angled to left
10.4.1.2 d ascender vertical


10.4.2.1
T with bottom horizontal stroke as long as top; f, p, q descenders dagger-like
10.4.2.2 T one horizontal and two vertical strokes; f, p, q descenders not dagger-like


10.7.2.1 Q 2-like, sweeps; Y with straight arms; g not eared [379] Arrighi Italic (Centaur Italic)

10.7.2.2 Q with short tail; Y with curved arms; g slightly eared [380] Blado Italic


11.1.2.1
Inline
11.1.2.2 Outline


11.1.3.1 Vertical [402] Thorne Shaded

11.1.3.2 Sloping


11.2.2.1 Serifs rounded [404] ITC American Typewriter Bold Outline

11.2.2.2 Serifs square [405] Egyptian Outline


11.2.3.1 A with serif at top [408] Rockwell Shadow

11.2.3.2 A flattened at top


11.3.1.1 W with strokes that cross [410] Columna

11.3.1.2 W with stepped strokes [411] Jana
11.3.1.3 W with strokes that meet at top, no serif
11.3.1.4 W with strokes that meet at top, with serif


11.4.1.1 E, F with crossbar above half-height [421] Hanseatic Bold

11.4.1.2 E, F with crossbar at half-height [420] Fleet


11.4.2.1 Outline [422] Helvetica Outline



11.4.3.1 G without crossbar [423] Festival Titling

11.4.3.2 G with crossbar and spur [426] Sans Serif Shaded
11.4.3.3 G with crossbar, no spur


11.4.4.1 Q tail comma-like [427] Gill Cameo

11.4.4.2 Q tail sigmoid, starts inside bowl [428] Gill Cameo Ruled


12.1.2.1 B with NWSE crossbar; G without spur at base; J doesn't descend [572] Richmond

12.1.2.2 B with horizontal crossbar; G with spur at base; J descends [567] Bernhard Antique


12.1.3.1 C biserifed [571] Packard

12.1.3.2 C uniserifed [568] Greco Bold


12.1.4.1 A with feet serifs assymetrical, pointing inward [565] Antikva Margaret

12.1.4.2 A with bowed arms, crossbar triangular [564] Abbot Old Style
12.1.4.3 A not as above


12.4.2.1 A with left arm curved, right arm straight [588] Desdemona

12.4.2.2 A with straight flag at NW [594] Hogarth
12.4.2.3 A with curved flag at NW
12.4.2.4 A with wedge serifs at apex
12.4.2.5 A with pointed or slightly beveled apex


12.4.3.1 H, K, M, P, R stems descend, end in point [600] Thalia

12.4.3.2 H, K, M, P, R end in thick arcs [597] Neptune
12.4.3.3 H, K, M, P, R end in wedge serifs [584] Chantrey


12.4.4.1 A crossbar a leftward mushroom [589] Eckmann

12.4.4.2 A crossbar a sigmoid curve starting from foot of left arm [590] Edda
12.4.4.3 A crossbar an arc starting from foot or right arm [592] Hermosa
12.4.4.4 A crossbar a sigmoid curve crossing left arm [598] Pretorian
12.4.4.5 A crossbar a downward-facing arc


13.1.1.1 W strokes stepped [608] Peignot

13.1.1.2 W strokes meet at top, no center serif [609] Radiant
13.1.1.3 W strokes crossed


13.1.2.1 G spurred [604] Britannic

13.1.2.2 G spurless [605] Florentine


13.6.3.1 M with circular swirl at SW [622] Octopuss

13.6.3.2 M splayed [619] Frankfurter Medium
13.6.3.3 M not splayed


13.6.4.1 B, D, P with slits [623] Pump

13.6.4.2 B, D, P slitless [621] Horatio Medium


13.8.2.1
g one-story
13.8.2.2 g two-story


13.9.3.1 J with serif [633] Othello

13.9.3.2 J without serif [632] Neuland


13.10.5.1 G split, spurred [635] Folio Stencil

13.10.5.2 G split, spurless [637] Glaser Stencil Bold
13.10.5.3 G not split, spurless [641] Tabasco


13.11.1.1
M pointy-topped, splayed
13.11.1.1 M round-topped, not splayed [653] ITC Uptight Neon
13.11.1.2 M pointy-topped, not splayed 645


13.11.2.1
M splayed
13.11.2.2 M not splayed


13.12.3.1 H crossbar sigmoid [662] Uncle Bill

13.12.3.2 H crossbar straight [658] Premier Shaded


13.13.2.1 K with bar across base [665] Quicksilver

13.13.2.2 K without bar across base [663] Baby Arbuckle


14.1.1.1 f descends [435] ITC Firenze

14.1.1.2 f flag triangular [438] Perpetua Black
14.1.1.3 f balled, j not balled [443] ITC Zapf Book Heavy
14.1.1.4 f, j balled
14.1.1.5 f, j quarter-mooned


14.1.2.1
A with beveled apex
14.1.2.2 A with flattened apex


14.1.3.1 A with beveled apex [450] ITC Cheltenham Ultra

14.1.3.2 A with leftward serif at apex [451] Kompakt
14.1.3.3 A with flattened apex [452] Whitin Black


14.2.1.1 G with half crossbar, no spur at bottom [454] Hidalgo

14.2.1.2 G with full crossbar, spur at bottom


14.2.2.1 Q tail linear, starts at bowl [455] Karnak Black

14.2.2.2 Q tail angled, starts inside bowl [456] Memphis Extra Bold
14.2.2.3 Q tail sigmoid, centered under bowl [458] Rockwell Extra Bold


14.3.1.1
A with parallel arms
14.3.1.2 A triangular with pointed apex
14.3.1.3 A triangular with flattened apex


14.3.2.1 g one-story [469] ITC Souvenir Bold

14.3.2.2 g two-story


14.3.3.1 g one-story [471] ITC Souvenir Bold Outline

14.3.3.2 g two-story [470] Cooper Black Outline


14.4.1.1
a one-story
14.4.1.2 a two-story


14.4.3.1 H with serif at NW [487] Dynamo

14.4.3.2 H a solid rectangle with slits at N and S
14.4.3.3 H with left stroke much thicker than right
14.4.3.4 H a normal sans-serif H


14.4.4.1
G spurred
14.4.4.2 G spurless


14.4.5.1 C with rounded top [508] Impact Outline

14.4.5.2 C with flat top, curved corners [507] Compacta Bold Outline
14.4.5.3 C with straight segments [509] Superstar


14.4.6.1
a one-story
14.4.6.1 a two-story [512] Cable Heavy (Klingspor)


15.1.2.1 a one-story; A with serif at apex [519] ITC Stymie Hairline

15.1.2.2 a two-story; A without serif at apex [517] Glypha 35 Thin [518] Serifa 35 Thin


15.3.1.1 N stepped [524] Empire

15.3.1.2 N not stepped


15.3.2.1
W strokes crossed
15.3.2.2 W strokes meet at top


16.1.9.1 A spurs hollow, reminiscent of ironwork [539] Fontanesi

16.1.9.2 A spurs linear [542] Lexington


16.3.3.1 A filled with continuous strokes [549] Quentin

16.3.3.2 A filled with discontinuous strokes [551] Trocadero


16.4.4.1 A crossbar ends in ball [554] Davida

16.4.4.2 A crossbar ends in spiral [557] Recherche


16.4.5.1 A with spiral at apex [556] Kismet

16.4.5.2 A with spiral in upped bowl, dotted circle below crossbar [552] Aesthetic Ornamented
16.4.5.3 A with spiral below crossbar [558] Ringlet


17.2.4.1 A with stripes on right [673] Groove

17.2.4.2 A with stripes on left [677] Sinaloa


17.2.5.1 A all hairlines [678] Stripes

17.2.5.2 A with heavy line on left [672] ITC Aki Lines


17.4.1.1 Dots aligned [680] Astra

17.4.1.2 Dots staggered [681] Chequered


17.4.2.1 Dots shadowed [683] Spangle

17.4.2.2 Dots plain 684


17.5.5.1 A with right edge closest [689] Italiennes Omrées

17.5.5.2 A with left edge closest [691] Speed Caps
17.5.5.3 A with feet closest, upper face black [690] Perspective Italic
17.5.5.4 A with feet closest, upper face white [687] Buster


17.6.2.1 Background fine halftoe [698] Tonal

17.6.2.2 Background horizontal lines [696] Phase Two
17.6.2.3 Background vertical lines [695] Good vibrations


1.1.2.1.1 B, P, R with slender, NWSE join of bowl and stem; Q tail comma-like [2] Erasmus

1.1.2.1.2 B, P, R with sturdy, horizontal join of bowl and stem; Q tail crosses body [3] Hollandse Mediaeval


1.1.2.2.1 Q tail sweeps, with arm; W with curved arms [1] Bellini

1.1.2.2.2 Q tail comma-like; k with curved upper arm [4] Pastonchi


1.2.1.6.1 P with horizontally extended bowl; K double-jointed [7] Lavenham

1.2.1.6.2 P without horizontally extended bowl; K single-jointed [11] Verona


1.2.3.3.1 k with gap; m descending [14] Bauer Text

1.2.3.3.2 k without gap; m even


1.3.2.2.1 v, w, y with curved arms [30] Souvenir

1.3.2.2.2 I with leftward serif at top, rightward serif at bottom [29] Seagull
1.3.2.2.3 A with curved crossbar; tiny spurs [28] ITC Benguiat


2.1.2.2.1 Q tail centered; G without spur; g with ascending unballed ear [37] Goudy Old Style

2.1.2.2.2 Q tail extending to right; G with spur; g with horizontal ear


3.1.1.1.1 C serifs triangular [66] Granjon

3.1.1.1.2 C serifs vertical spurs


3.1.1.2.1 J descends, no ball [64] Concorde Nova

3.1.1.2.2 J descends, with ball
3.1.1.2.3 J doesn't descend


3.2.2.1.1 Q tail unattached, rectangular stress [81] Cartier

3.2.2.1.2 Q tail sigmoidal, touching
3.2.2.1.3 Q tail comma-like


3.2.2.2.1 Q tail comma-like; j with triangular serif [83] Lectura

3.2.2.2.2 Q tail sigmoidal, touching; j without serif [85] Poppl Pontifex


3.3.2.1.1 J descends; U splayed; P bowl closed [87] Quadriga Antiqua

3.3.2.1.2 J doesn't descend; U not splayed; P bowl open [88] Sabon


3.3.2.3.1 g with rising, balled ear [90] Fournier

3.3.2.3.2 g with horizontal, unballed ear


3.4.1.1.1 J descends, unballed [100] Concorde

3.4.1.1.2 J descends, balled [101] ITC Cushing
3.4.1.1.3 J doesn't descend


3.4.1.2.1 B, K, P, Q, R with gaps; X stepped [104] ITC Isbell

3.4.1.2.2 P open; horizontal spur at SE of G [107] Van Dijck
3.4.1.2.3 B, K, P, Q, R closed; no spur on G; X not stepped


3.4.2.2.1 k, K with horizontal crossbar; J upturned, balled [109] Janson

3.4.2.2.2 k, K without horizontal crossbar; J descending, with very small ball [108] De Roos


4.2.1.1.1 U with SE spur; j monotonic [116] Perpetua

4.2.1.1.2 Not as above


4.2.1.2.1 G, S with spur serifs [118] Aurora [119] Century Schoolbook [120] Corona [121] Ionic 5

4.2.1.2.2 G, S with wedge serifs [122] Nimrod


4.2.3.2.1 g with open bowl [129] ITC Cheltenham

4.2.3.2.2 g with lower bowl taller than upper, rising ear [132] Goudy Modern
4.2.3.2.3 g not as above


4.2.4.4.1 C without lower serif [133] Apollo

4.2.4.4.2 C biserifed


4.3.1.3.1 j descending, unballed; f with rectangular flag [141] Dominante

4.3.1.3.2 j recurved, balled; f flag balled [144] Paragon [145] Primus Antiqua [146] Textype


4.3.2.3.1 j unballed; Q with detached sigmoid tail [147] Cochin

4.3.2.3.2 j balled; Q with attached straight tail [149] Iridium


5.1.1.1.1 b, d, f, h, l with full serifs [157] Egmont

5.1.1.1.2 b, d, f, h, l with half serifs


5.1.1.2.1 k with double junction, horizontal crossbar [156] Didot

5.1.1.2.2 k without double junction [154] Bodoni Book
5.1.1.2.3 k with double junction, no horizontal crossbar


5.1.1.3.1 K, k with double junction, horizontal crossbar [161] Walbaum

5.1.1.3.2 K, k without double junction


5.1.2.3.1 K with single junction [165] ITC Fenice

5.1.2.3.2 K with double junction, no horizontal crossbar [166] Modern
5.1.2.3.3 K with double junction, horizontal crossbar


5.2.2.1.1 j with "bent" bottom [171] Augustea

5.2.2.1.2 j without "bent" bottom [170] Albion 42


5.2.2.2.1 k with single junction, curved lower arm [172] Bell

5.2.2.2.2 k with single junction, ball on upper arm [181] Paganini
5.2.2.2.3 k with single junction, no curves, no balls [184] Promotor
5.2.2.2.4 k with double junction (sometimes barely)


6.1.1.1.1
a with single story
6.1.1.1.2 a with two stories


6.1.1.2.1 m, n with half serifs at feet [189] Beton

6.1.1.2.2 m, n with full serifs at feet [194] ITC Lubalin Graph [195] ITC Lubalin Graph Extra Light


6.1.1.4.1 D, O, Q with straight sides [192] City

6.1.1.4.2 D, O, Q with rounded sides


6.1.2.2.1 R with upturned tail; f without bullet-hole; g with decurved ear [201] Antique No. 5

6.1.2.2.2 R without upturned tail; f with bullet-hole; g with horizontal ear [203] Schadow Antiqua


6.2.2.1.1 k single-jointed [210] Egyptienne F 55

6.2.2.1.2 k double-jointed [213] fortune


6.2.2.2.1 q with horizontal slab serif [209] Clarendon

6.2.2.2.2 q with pointed vertical serif


6.3.2.2.1 l with upper serif extending left past lower serif [217] Monotype Typewriter

6.3.2.2.2 I with lower serif extending left past upper serif [216] Linotype Typewriter


7.1.1.2.1 y with curved tail [228] ITC Quorum

7.1.1.2.2 y with straight tail [225] ITC Newtext


7.1.2.1.1 U with serif at BR; R with straight tail of R straight [218] Albertus

7.1.2.1.2 U without serif at BR; R with curved tail [220] Flange


7.1.2.2.1 K, R with tail concave downward [219] Americana

7.1.2.2.2 K, R with tail concave upward [221] French Old Style
7.1.2.2.3 K, R with tail straight


7.2.2.2.1 y with straight tail and full serif [233] Meridien

7.2.2.2.2 y with curved tail and ball or flag


8.1.1.2.1 Q with sigmoid tail; B with equally wide bowls [245] Adonis

8.1.1.2.2 Q with straight tail; B with narrower upper bowl [247] 2-Line Block Gothic [248] 4-Line Block Gothic


8.1.2.1.1 M splayed [252] 20th Century [254] Futura [257] Spartan

8.1.2.1.2 M not splayed


8.1.2.2.1 Q tail sigmoid, uncrossing [251] Bernhard Gothic

8.1.2.2.2 Q tail descending, comma-like [249] Adsans
8.1.2.2.3 Q tail undescending, straight, rightward [253] Erbar
8.1.2.2.4 Q tail straight, crossing [256] Nobel


8.2.1.1.1 g two-storied; J descends [259] Gill Sans

8.2.1.1.2 g one-storied; J doesn't descend


8.2.1.2.1
W with strokes crossed; g 2-story with open lower bowl
8.2.1.2.2 W with strokes meeting at top


8.5.2.1.1 R with slightly rounded leg [278] Haas Unica

8.5.2.1.2 R with straight leg [283] Video


8.5.2.2.1 C, O rectangular; Q tail clockwise decurved [274] Berthold Imago

8.5.2.2.2 C, O oval or circular; Q tail not markedly decurved


8.6.2.2.1 Q with intersecting tail [289] Trade Gothic

8.6.2.2.2 Q with comma tail [287] News Gothic [288] Record Gothic


9.1.1.1.1 H, K, R with long leftward tails [305] Ariston Light Script

9.1.1.1.2 H, K, R without long leftward tails


9.1.1.2.1
h, k with straight ascenders
9.1.1.2.2 h, k with looped ascenders


9.1.1.3.1 g, j, y end in swirls [314] Snell Roundhand

9.1.1.3.2 g, j, y end in loops


10.1.2.3.1 E, F, H, J, K, P, R with serifs [330] Noris Script

10.1.2.3.2 E, F, H, J, K, P, R sans serifs [328] Klang


10.1.4.3.1 A, W, V with serifs at top; W crossed [333] Bologna

10.1.4.3.2 A, W, V without serifs at top; W strokes meet at top [336] Ondine


10.1.6.1.1 F, G descenders long leftward 90° arc [341] Le Griffe

10.1.6.1.2 F, G descenders very large, oval loops [343] Vivaldi


10.1.6.2.1 b, h, k ascenders with leftward serifs [339] Crayonette

10.1.6.2.2 b, h, k ascenders straight [342] Treasury Open
10.1.6.2.3 b, h, k ascenders curved rightward [340] Kalligraphia


10.2.1.1.1 A minuscular, no crossbar [347] Caprice

10.2.1.1.2 A crossbar a swirl [349] Lateinische Ausgangsschrift
10.2.1.1.3 A crossbar a simple line [350] Gillies Extra Bold


10.2.1.2.1 G with centered crossbar [346] Balloon Extra Bold

10.2.1.2.2 G with leftward crossbar [352] Vertex
10.2.1.2.3 G without crossbar


10.2.2.1.1 y rectangular; E with crossbar below middle [353] Arctic

10.2.2.1.2 y triangular; E with crossline above or at middle [354] Dom Casual


10.2.2.2.1 I, J with serifs; J with crossbar; K stepped [355] Present

10.2.2.2.2 I, J without serifs; J without crossbar; K not stepped [356] Studio


10.3.1.1.1 E rounded; d ascender not curved leftward [358] Bison

10.3.1.1.2 E square; d ascender curved leftward [362] Reporter No. 2


10.3.1.2.1 f descender straight [360] Forte

10.3.1.2.2 f descender looped [361] Pepita


10.4.1.1.1 N minuscular; p, q with forked descenders [364] Cloister Black [372] Old English Text

10.4.1.1.2 N majuscular; p, q descenders with leftward serifs [370] Linotext


10.4.1.2.1 N majuscular [369] ITC Honda

10.4.1.2.2 N minuscular


10.4.2.1.1 Very strong contrast [365] Fette Fraktur [366] Fraktur Bold

10.4.2.1.2 Weak contrast [371] Luthersche Fraktur


10.4.2.2.1 A, C, O, Q open at top [374] Wilhelm Klingspor Gotisch

10.4.2.2.2 A, C, O, Q closed at top [367] Gothique


11.1.2.1.1 W without center serif [392] Castellar

11.1.2.1.2 W with center serif


11.1.2.2.1 e with slanted crossbar; h, n splayed [398] Windsor Bold Outline

11.1.2.2.2 e with horizontal crossbar; h, n not splayed [397] Times English Black Outline


11.1.3.2.1 N, U, V, W with balls an NE [400] Bank Note

11.1.3.2.2 N, U, V, W without balls [401] Cheque


11.2.3.2.1 Q tail descends [406] Egyptienne Filette

11.2.3.2.2 Q tail doesn't descend [407] Gold Rush


11.3.1.3.1 A with very low crossbar; Q tail doesn't descend; Y with straight arms; condensed [415] Runic Condensed

11.3.1.3.2 A with crossbar in middle; Q tail descends; Y with curved NW arm [409] Augustea Nova


11.3.1.4.1 A flattened at top [412] Latin Antique No. 9

11.3.1.4.2 A with serif at top


11.4.3.3.1 R with straight arm; Q tail comma-like; J doesn't descend [425] Gill Sans Shadow 408

11.4.3.3.2 R with curved arm; Q tail starts in bowl; J descends [424] Gill Sans Shadow Line 290


12.1.4.3.1 W strokes meet below top line, no center serif [570] Milton

12.1.4.3.2 W strokes stepped, with flag at NE [566] Belwe
12.1.4.3.3 W strokes crossed


12.4.2.3.1 A flag semicircular [599] Tango

12.4.2.3.2 A flag short arc [586] Columbus


12.4.2.4.1 G rounded at bottom and flat at top, with half crossbar [601] Tip Top

12.4.2.4.2 G with full crossbar, diagonal [595] Lafayette
12.4.2.4.3 G with full, straight crossbar


12.4.2.5.1 G without crossbar [582] Brutus

12.4.2.5.2 G with half crossbar [583] Bullfinch
12.4.2.5.3 G with full crossbar, two lines SWNE [587] Croydon


12.4.4.5.1 O rectangular [585] Charleston

12.4.4.5.2 O ovoid, larger at bottom [593] Hobo
12.4.4.5.3 O oval [596] Mikado Black


13.1.1.3.1 M center junction on baseline [607] Parisian

13.1.1.3.2 M center junction above baselino [605] Florentine


13.6.3.3.1 G spurred [620] Helvetica Rounded

13.6.3.3.2 G spurless [618] Formula I


13.8.2.1.1 a, b, c, d, e with SW segment thickened [627] Data 70

13.8.2.1.2 a, b, c, d, e without thickened SW segment [629] Russell Square


13.8.2.2.1 g rounded [625] Amelia

13.8.2.2.2 g square [626] Countdown


13.11.1.1.1 W stepped [654] Zeppelin

13.11.1.1.2 W strokes meet at top [646] Neon


13.11.1.2.1 S with straight horizontal crossbar [645] Michel

13.11.1.2.2 S without straight segment [643] Fatima


13.11.2.1.1 C a 330° arc [650] Pluto

13.11.2.1.2 C a 180° arc


13.11.2.2.1 M not round-topped [644] French Flash

13.11.2.2.2 M round-topped


14.1.1.4.1
k with curved arms, ball on upper one
14.1.1.4.2 k with straight arms


14.1.1.5.1 A with stub at apex; g with open lower bowl [442] ITC Tiffany Heavy

14.1.1.5.2 A with flattened apex; g with closed lower bowl


14.1.2.1.1 K with lower arm straight [445] Caslon Extra

14.1.2.1.2 K with lower arm curved up [447] ITC Galliard Ultra
14.1.2.1.3 K with lowar arm curved down [449] ITC Grouch


14.1.2.2.1 Q tail comma-like [448] Garamond Ultra

14.1.2.2.2 Q tail sigmoid, starting in bowl, not descending [444] Aetna
14.1.2.2.3 Q tail sigmoid, starting in bowl, descending [446] ITC Century Ultra


14.2.1.2.1 g one-story [453] Figaro

14.2.1.2.2 g two-story [457] Playbill


14.3.1.1.1 A with both upper corners rounded [461] Hess Neobold

14.3.1.1.2 A with NW corner rounded, NE corner square [463] Macbeth


14.3.1.2.1 f with balled flag [460] Hawthorn

14.3.1.2.2 f with triangular flag


14.3.1.3.1 g one-story [465] ITC Serif Gothic Heavy

14.3.1.3.2 g two-story


14.3.2.2.1 p, q with rounded serifs [467] Cooper Black

14.3.2.2.2 p, q with flat serifs [468] Pabst


14.4.1.1.1
G without crossbar
14.4.1.1.2 G with half crossbar


14.4.1.2.1 b, d, p, q with gaps [475] Fehrle Display

14.4.1.2.2 b, d, p, q without gaps


14.4.3.2.1 M splayed [486] Dyrnamo

14.4.3.2.2 M not splayed [495] Neil Bold


14.4.3.3.1 Inlined [485] Broadway Engraved

14.4.3.3.2 Not inlined [484] Broadway


14.4.3.4.1
g one-story
14.4.3.4.2 g two-story


14.4.4.1.1 g two-story [503] Headline Bold

14.4.4.1.2 g one-story


14.4.4.2.1 G with straight edges [505] ITC Machine

14.4.4.2.2 G with curves


14.4.6.1.1
a two-story


15.3.1.2.1 M splayed [531] L&C Hairline

15.3.1.2.2 M not splayed [527] Gill Sans Light


15.3.2.1.1 g one-story [525] ITC Eras Light

15.3.2.1.2 g two-story [523] Cable Light (Klingspor)


15.3.2.2.1
K double-jointed
15.3.2.2.2 K single-jointed


17.4.2.2.1 A with 5 dots on left arm [684] Spotty Face

17.4.2.2.2 A with 10 dots on left arm [682] Pinball


1.2.3.3.2.1 J descending with roman serif [16] Jenson

1.2.3.3.2.2 J recurved with balled [15] Cloister


2.1.2.2.2.1 Q tail very long; C rectangular [40] Poliphilus

2.1.2.2.2.2 Q tail short; C square [41] Trajon


3.1.1.1.2.1 R tail sweeps; lower bowl on g almost open [58] Bulmer

3.1.1.1.2.2 R tail doesn't sweep


3.1.1.2.2.1 g lower bowl open [54] Fry's Baskerville

3.1.1.2.2.2 g lower bowl closed


3.1.1.2.3.1 g lower bowl open [68] Monticello

3.1.1.2.3.2 g lower bowl closed


3.2.2.1.2.1 x with NW serif [75] Aldus

3.2.2.1.2.1 x without NW serif [84] Palatino


3.2.2.1.3.1 N, W with stepped joins [76] Aster

3.2.2.1.3.2 N, W without stepped joins [86] Times Europa


3.3.2.3.2.1 J without ball [97] Spectrum

3.3.2.3.2.2 J with ball [92-96] Garamond Family


3.4.1.1.3.1 C, S with spur serifs [103] Gazette

3.4.1.1.3.2 C, S with wedge serifs [106] Rotation


3.4.1.2.3.1 J with ball [102] Dante

3.4.1.2.3.2 J without ball [105] Romulus


4.2.1.1.2.1 I curved; P open; b without spur [113] Breughel 55

4.2.1.1.2.2 Not as above


4.2.3.2.3.1 C with soft spur serifs top and bottom [131] French Round Face

4.2.3.2.3.2 C without serif on bottom [130] Columbia


4.2.4.4.2.1 A with leftward spur at top; leftward serif on G; f with rectangular flag [140] Renault

4.2.4.4.2.2 A without spur at top; centered serif on G; f with ball


5.1.1.1.2.1 k with curved upper arm [155] Corvinus

5.1.1.1.2.2 k with straight upper arm [151] Auriga


5.1.1.2.3.1 G with vertical spur [160] Torino

5.1.1.2.3.2 G without spur [153] Bauer Bodoni


5.1.1.3.2.1 j unballed [159] Tiemann

5.1.1.3.2.2 j balled [152] Basilia


5.1.2.3.3.1 O, o distinctly squarish [160] ITC Zapf Book

5.1.2.3.3.2 O, o oval [167] Walbaum Book [168] Walbaum


5.2.2.2.4.1 h, m, n with half serifs on feet [175] ITC Century

5.2.2.2.4.2 h, m, n with full serifs on feet


6.1.1.1.2.1 m, n with half serifs at feet [197] Rockwell

6.1.1.1.2.2 m, n with full serifs at feet [188] A & S Gallatin


6.1.1.4.2.1 Q with sigmoid intersecting tail; R tail concave upward; some contrast [191] Candida

6.1.1.4.2.2 Q with linear tail; R tail concave downward; no contrast [193] Glypha 55 [198] Serifa 55


6.2.2.2.2.1 T with unbracketed serifs [206] Antique No. 3

6.2.2.2.2.2 T with bracketed serifs


7.1.2.2.3.1 J doesn't descend; P closed [227] Poppl-Laudatio

7.1.2.2.3.2 J descends; P open


7.2.2.2.2.1 J descends [235] Pegasus

7.2.2.2.2.2 J doesn't descend [234] Octavian


8.1.2.1.2.1 J with crossbar on top [255] Neuzeit-Grotesk

8.1.2.1.2.2 J without crossbar [250] ITC Avant Garde Gothic


8.2.1.1.2.1 M splayed [264] Tempo

8.2.1.1.2.2 M not splayed


8.2.1.2.1.1 U with serif at SE corner [258] Cable

8.2.1.2.1.2 U without serifs [262] ITC Kabel


8.2.1.2.2.1 M not splayed; strokes beveled [261] Grotesque 215

8.2.1.2.2.2 M splayed; strokes rectangular [263] Metro


8.5.2.2.2.1 Q tail centered, comma-like [275] Folio

8.5.2.2.2.2 Q tail slightly curved, on right [280] Mercator
8.5.2.2.2.3 Q tail straight, on right [281] Standard
8.5.2.2.2.4 Q tail intersecting


9.1.1.1.2.1 d ascender curved leftward; h, k with straight ascenders [308] Diskus

9.1.1.1.2.2 d ascender curved rightward; h, k with decurved ascenders [311] Park Avenue


9.1.1.2.1.1 Q O-like [310] Palace Script

9.1.1.2.1.2 Q 2-like


9.1.1.2.2.1 M, N with balls on left arm; z doesn't descend [306] Bank Script

9.1.1.2.2.2 M, N with swirls on left arm; z descends [312] Shelley Allegro Script


9.1.1.3.2.1 f descender a loop; z descends [315] Yale Script

9.1.1.3.2.2 f descender straight; z doesn't descend [309] Künstler Schreibschrift


10.2.1.2.3.1 I, J with serifs at top; J with crossbar; K stepped [350] Salwey Script

10.2.1.2.3.2 I, J without top serifs; J without crossbar; K not stepped [351] Venture


10.4.1.2.2.1 F, J descend [368] Goudy Text

10.4.1.2.2.2 F, J don't descend


11.1.2.1.2.1 e with slanted crossbar [393] Cloister Open Face

11.1.2.1.2.2 e with horizontal crossbar


11.3.1.4.2.1 g with rising ear; condensed [413] Latin Condensed No. 2

11.3.1.4.2.2 g with wilted ear; wide [414] Latin Wide


12.1.4.3.3.1 E, F crossbar at middle [569] Koch Antiqua

12.1.4.3.3.2 E, F crossbar extremely low [574] University Roman


12.4.2.4.3.1 J with spur at right; K without curved arm [581] Blackfriars Roman

12.4.2.4.3.2 J without spur at right; K with curved arms [591] Fantail


13.11.2.1.2.1 Neon lining [646] Neon

13.11.2.1.2.2 Disjunctive lining [651] Prisma


13.11.2.2.2.1 F with rounded top [652] Pump Triline

13.11.2.2.2.2 F with flat top [647] Optex


14.1.1.4.1.1 q with horizontal serif at NE; v, w with balls at NE [431] Carousel

14.1.1.4.1.2 q with spur serif at NE; v, w with serifs at NE [430] Brace Condensed


14.1.1.4.2.1
q with horizontal serif at NE
14.1.1.4.2.2 q with pointed serif at NE


14.1.1.5.2.1 g with rising ear [429] Annlie Extra Bold

14.1.1.5.2.2 g with wilted ear [436] Normande [440] Poster Bodoni


14.3.1.2.2.1 g one-story [466] Trooper Black

14.3.1.2.2.2 g two-story [459] Americana True


14.3.1.3.2.1 g ear ear balled, rising [462] Las Vegas

14.3.1.3.2.2 g ear without ball, horizontal [464] ITC Novarese Ultra


14.4.1.1.1.1 f descends; h, n with curved right arms [473] Antique Olive Nord

14.4.1.1.1.2 f doesn't descend; h, n with straight right arms [474] ITC Bolt Bold


14.4.1.1.2.1 S with ends horizontal [478] Information Black Extended

14.4.1.1.2.2 S with ends diagonal [480] Spartan Extra Black


14.4.1.2.2.1 C with vertical ends [479] Koloss

14.4.1.2.2.2 C with diagonal ends [476] Gill Kayo
14.4.1.2.2.3 C with horizontal ends


14.4.3.4.1.1 a one-story [483] Antique Olive Compact

14.4.3.4.1.2 a two-story


14.4.3.4.2.1 C terminals horizontal [490] Gothic No. 16

14.4.3.4.2.2 C terminal almost vertical [497] Syntax Ultra Black


14.4.4.1.2.1 g with straight horizontal tail [501] Compacta Bold

14.4.4.1.2.2 g with curved tail


14.4.4.2.2.1 a two-story [500] Block Black Condensed

14.4.4.2.2.2 a one-story


14.4.6.1.1.1 a without slit at S [514] Harry Fat

14.4.6.1.1.2 a with slit at S


15.3.2.2.1.1 a one-story [522] ITC Avant Garde Gothic Extra Light

15.3.2.2.1.2 a two-story


15.3.2.2.2.1 a, e with gaps [533] Stark Debonair

15.3.2.2.2.2 a, e without gaps [526] Futura Light


3.1.1.1.2.2.1 J doesn't descend [63] Chiswell Old Face

3.1.1.1.2.2.2 J descends


3.1.1.2.2.2.1
G with diagonal upper serif
3.1.1.2.2.2.2 G with vertical upper serif


3.1.1.2.3.2.1 f, j with slablike rectangular serifs [71] Olympian

3.1.1.2.3.2.2 f, j with ball serifs [57] ITC Bookman


4.2.1.1.2.2.1 J descends; c with small ball; g with horizontal balled ear [117] Primer

4.2.1.1.2.2.2 J doesn't descend; c with pronounced ball; g with droopy ear


4.2.4.4.2.2.1 Q tail sigmoid; f flag decurved [138] Melior

4.2.4.4.2.2.2 Q tail straight; f flag horizontal [139] Orion


5.2.2.2.4.2.1 J descends [173] Bruce Old Style

5.2.2.2.4.2.2 J doesn't descend [176] Century Nova [177] De Vinne [178] Madison [179] Modern No. 20 [185] Scotch Roman [186] Scotch 2


6.2.2.2.2.2.1 j not constricted [207] Consort [211] New Clarendon

6.2.2.2.2.2.2 j constricted


7.1.2.2.3.2.1 W with stepped strokes; G spurred [226] ITC Novarese

7.1.2.2.3.2.2 W with strokes that meet at top; G not spurred [222] ITC Friz Quadrata


8.2.1.1.2.2.1 K, k double-jointed; i, j with square dots [265] Venus

8.2.1.1.2.2.2 K, k single-jointed; i, j with diamond dots [260] Granby


8.5.2.2.2.4.1 M with with middle junction [282] Transport

8.5.2.2.2.4.2 M with with middle junction on baseline [279] Helvetica


9.1.1.2.1.2.1 q descender straight; r cursive [313] Shelley Andante Script

9.1.1.2.1.2.2 q descender looped; r print-like [307] Commercial Script


10.4.1.2.2.2.1 H minuscular; M, N with rightmost arm curved, horseshoe-like [373] Venetian Text Condensed

10.4.1.2.2.2.2 H majuscular; M, N with all straight arms [363] Caligra


11.1.2.1.2.2.1
P open; Q tail sweeps
11.1.2.1.2.2.2 P closed; Q tail doesn't sweep


14.1.1.4.2.1.1 C biserifed [432] ITC Didi

14.1.1.4.2.1.2 C without serif at bottom


14.1.1.4.2.2.1 v flattened at bottom; y flattened with step where tail joins [434] Falstaff

14.1.1.4.2.2.2 v pointed at bottom; y without step [441] Thorowgood


14.4.1.2.2.3.1 Q tail starts inside bowl [477] Helvetica Bold Extenden

14.4.1.2.2.3.2 Q tail starts at bowl, descends diagonally [472] Annonce Grotesque
14.4.1.2.2.3.3 Q tail starts at bowl, extends horizontally [481] Univers 83


14.4.3.4.1.2.1
G spurred
14.4.3.4.1.2.2 G spurless


14.4.4.1.2.2.1 Q straight [499] Anzoigen Grotesque

14.4.4.1.2.2.2 Q curved, comma-like [504] Impact


14.4.4.2.2.2.1 C with horizontal terminals [506] Placard Extra Bold Condensed

14.4.4.2.2.2.2 C with vertical terminals [502] Futura Display


14.4.6.1.1.2.1 A with slit at left end of crossbar [510] ITC Bauhaus Heavy

14.4.6.1.1.2.2 A with slit at right end of crossbar [511] Blippo Black
14.4.6.1.1.2.3 A without slit in crossbar [513] Churchward 70 Ultra Black


15.3.2.2.1.2.1 S with diagonal terminals [528] Grotesque 126

15.3.2.2.1.2.2 S with horizontal terminals [529] Helvetica Thin [530] Helvetica Ultra Light


3.1.1.1.2.2.2.1 Q tail very long [65] Fontana

3.1.1.1.2.2.2.2 Q tail sweeps [61] Caslon 540
3.1.1.1.2.2.2.3 Q tail a short wedge, not extending past right edge of Q [60] Caslon 128


3.1.1.2.2.2.1.1 Q tail comma-like [56] Bookman

3.1.1.2.2.2.1.2 Q tail starts inside bowl [62] Century Old Style
3.1.1.2.2.2.1.3 Q tail sweeps


3.1.1.2.2.2.2.1 k with SWNE arm curved; j with very constricted ball [67] Imprint

3.1.1.2.2.2.2.2 k with SWNE arm straight; j ball not very constricted


4.2.1.1.2.2.2.1 r with arm that joins stem very low [114] Century Expanded

4.2.1.1.2.2.2.2 r with arm that joins stem high [115] Excelsior


6.2.2.2.2.2.2.1 W strokes only a little stepped; poor contrast [208] Clarendon 12

6.2.2.2.2.2.2.2 W stepped center strokes; medium contrast [212] Egizio


11.1.2.1.2.2.1.1 A pointed at top [394] Goudy Handtooled

11.1.2.1.2.2.1.1 A with serif at top [395] Hadriano Stonecut


11.1.2.1.2.2.2.1 A beveled at top; R with straight arm [396] Old Style Bold Outline

11.1.2.1.2.2.2.2 A pointed at top; R with curved arm [391] Caslon Open Face


14.1.1.4.2.1.2.1 G with spur at SE [439] Pistilli Roman

14.1.1.4.2.1.2.2 G without spur at SE [437] Orator


14.4.3.4.1.2.1.1 Q tail comma-like [488] Folio Extra Bold

14.4.3.4.1.2.1.2 Q tail linear, intersecting


14.4.3.4.1.2.2.1 A with oblique terminals [491] ITC Grizzly

14.4.3.4.1.2.2.2 A with horizontal terminals


3.1.1.2.2.2.1.3.1 p, q with large bowls, very short stems [55] Binny Old Style

3.1.1.2.2.2.1.3.2 p, q with normal bowls and stems


3.1.1.2.2.2.2.2.1 Q tail almost a straight line [59] Caslon Old Face No. 2

3.1.1.2.2.2.2.2.1 Q tail curved, like comma [70] Old Style No. 7


14.4.3.4.1.2.1.2.1 J with tail ending horizontal [492] Haas Unica Black

14.4.3.4.1.2.1.2.2 J with recurved tail [493] Helvetica Heavy [494] Helvetica No. 2 Bold


14.4.3.4.1.2.2.2.1 C with nearly vertical terminals [489] Frutiger 75 Black

14.4.3.4.1.2.2.2.2 C with horizontal terminals


3.1.1.2.2.2.1.3.2.1 C, E, L, T with very exaggerated spur serifs [72] Ronaldson

3.1.1.2.2.2.1.3.2.2 C, E, L, T without exaggerated spur serifs [69] Old Style No. 2


14.4.3.4.1.2.2.2.2.1 r flag a ball [496] Plak Heavy

14.4.3.4.1.2.2.2.2.2 r flag roman [498] Univers 75

Internet Cataloguing-in-Publication Data
Mundie, David A.
    A Field Guide to the Faces / David A. Mundie
    Pittsburgh, PA : Polymath Systems  1995
    1. Typography
    686.2 dc-20
                                        [MARC]

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