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Bookish

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What is the Bookish font?

This all started with a love for Jenson.
I know there’re hundreds of variations on that theme. But, that is where I began, several years ago. How far it came, as usual as I wandered through the vagaries of font design, is not unusual. If you’ve read any of my font design books, you know my design processes are quite loose and spontaneous. More…
I wanted the general feel of a favorite old font, but softer, easier, and more comfortable. I built these on the same vertical metrics as my Librum Publishing Group. However, this family is not part of that group. I used the metrics because that shows my current taste in fonts.
This family does work with the Librum group—but to be honest, I haven’t experimented enough to come up with a good companion. I suspect I’ll need to make another companion family. I may need make a non-modulated bold version also. But, that remains to be seen. I’m pleased with this.

Bookish Font families

The Bookish includes the following font families:

  • Bookish
  • Bookish Italic
  • Bookish Bold
  • Bookish Bold Italic

Bookish Preview

Here is a preview of how Bookish will look. For more previews using your own text as an example, click here.


Is Bookish Free to Download?

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It is very unlikely you'll be able to find it for free, you risk getting viruses on your computer, and even if you do find it please remember that it's illegal to use it if you didn't pay for it!

If you really want Bookish then click here to visit the download and purchase page on MyFonts to get it with the proper license. The designer and publisher deserves to be paid for their work. :)