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P22 Basel Roman Font

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P22 Basel RomanDesigner: Richard Kegler
Publisher: P22 Type Foundry
Designed by Richard Kegler, P22 Basel Roman is a serif font published by P22 Type Foundry.

In mid 2001, P22 was approached by a Daniel Garrison, a Classics scholar at Northwestern University about possibly digitizing a long lost “Garamond” typeface. This font was used by Johannes Herbst (a.k.a. Ioannes Oporinus) in 1543 to publish Andreas Vesalius’ “On the Fabric of the Human Body” (De humani corporis fabrica) in Basel. The story of the development of this font takes a few twists and almost becomes forgotten itself over time.

Font Family: P22 Basel Roman Regular

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