At 08:59 PM 10/5/97 -0500, you wrote:
>>There was a reference to Cheltenham in a recent posting (thought I kept it
>>but can't find now!). I come across reference to this font now and again.
>>Can anyone tell me anything about it please? Is it available to
>According to the Adobe info, Cheltenham was designed around the turn of
>the century by an architect named Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue.
>There's an ITC version, which, like most of the earlier ITC types, made
>the x-height larger and mellowed out the other distinguishing
>characteristics of the original.
>The only available "authentic" version I know of is by Bitstream. It has
>short descenders but tall ascenders, apparently based on legibility
>studies of the time. You can get it by going to the Bitstrea web site
Jonathan Hoefler did a revival for the NYTimes magazine if memory serves.
As far as I know it's not yet available in a retail version.
I've got a couple galleys of the stuff that I bought because I was tired of
clearing off galleys when I bought the galley cabinet. I forget exactly
what I have, mostly large & bold should anyone want to buy it.
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