This is Essays 1743, a font by John Stracke, based on the typeface used in a 1743 English translation of Montaigne's Essays. The font is released under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License (see the COPYING file). At present (version 0.2), it contains 817 characters: all of ASCII, Latin-1, and Latin Extended A; some of Latin Extended B (basically, the ones that are more or less based on Roman letters); and a variety of other characters, such as oddball punctuation, numerals, etc. TrueType and PostScript forms are available.
Essays 1743 font contains 814 defined characters and 773 unique glyphs. The font contains characters from the following unicode character ranges: Basic Latin (93), Latin-1 Supplement (96), Latin Extended-A (128), Latin Extended-B (97), IPA Extensions (2), Spacing Modifier Letters (10), Combining Diacritical Marks (4), Phonetic Extensions (44), Latin Extended Additional (246), General Punctuation (19), Superscripts and Subscripts (31), Currency Symbols (3), Letterlike Symbols (19), Number Forms (13), Mathematical Operators (2), Miscellaneous Technical (2), Dingbats (1), Private Use Area (1).
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