Tuesday, January 6, 2015

The Book of Ornamental Alphabets

F. Delamotte - The Book of Ornamental Alphabets, Ancient and Medieval (1914)

Open Library direct link
Open Library main page

Engraver Delamotte released this collection of alphabets (not extensive enough to be fonts) that are decorative more than for everyday use.  There's no background information other than occasional dates but is still worth flipping through.