What is the 1495 Bastarde Lyon font?
Font designed from this who was used by an unknown printer in Lyon (France) to print the “Conte de Griseldis ” (Griseldis’ tale), from Petrarque, inspired by Boccace, in 1495.
The original font has a relatively small number of special characters and ligature, for the time. This font includes “long s”, naturally, as typicaly medieval but numerous letters – as accented ones – were added for this version. A render sheet, enclosed with the file, helps to identify them on keyboard. More…
It is used variously in web-site titles, posters and fliers design, editing ancient texts or greeting cards as a very decorative and fine font…
This font works at a small size like 9, remaining clear and easy to read on screen, but always better when printed.
1495 Bastarde Lyon Font families
The 1495 Bastarde Lyon includes the following font families:
- 1495_Bastarde_Lyon Normal
1495 Bastarde Lyon Preview
Here is a preview of how 1495 Bastarde Lyon will look. For more previews using your own text as an example, click here.