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Single Typefaces

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Available typefaces:

17C Print Pack

Bastard Secretary Hand

Chancery Hand

Common Pleas Hand

Formal Text Hand

Insular Minuscule Hand

Italic Hand

Rustic Capitals

Secretary Hand

Uncial

Written Square Capitals

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Uncial OT Pack

This Single Typeface Pack contains one font: Uncial OT

[download] Download: £25   PC | Mac  

Typefaces are provided as immediate electronic downloads; but you can also choose to:

[usb]Include a copy of all of your font purchases on USB flashdrive (choose once at any stage of your order)   -

Important Note: The full character set can be accessed in any Windows or Macintosh application, but extra functionality is available with OpenType/AAT enabled applications. See advanced type for full details.

Typeface display:

Written Square Caps display

Uncial contains the standard Uncial black letters in the lower-case alphabet; and illuminated capitals in the upper-case alphabet; the capitals can be used for initial letters of a page or section, or for title pages.

OpenType Features:

[OpenType Feature Key | OpenType Information]

Historical note:

Uncials originated in the 2nd century along with the codex form of book. It is speculated that they were canonised in the early 4th century when Constantine was Emperor as the principal liturgical book hand for Christian works, replacing quadrata and rustic capitals used in pagan writings. This became their principal use, throughout the 5th to 8th centuries, for entire texts. The word Uncial has been translated as meaning ‘inch high’, but why the script was so called has never been satisfacorily explained.