Essays 1743 Font
Font Name:Essays 1743
Developer:John Stracke
Category:Fancy > Eroded
Glyphs:773 glyphs / 814 characters
License Type:Public Domain / GPL / OFL
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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 Character Map

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).

  • Font Name:Essays 1743
  • Subfamily:Medium
  • Version:Version 1.0
  • Designer:Based on the typeface in a 1743 English translation of the essays of Montaigne. PostScript/TrueType font designed by John Stracke.
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  • License:Licensed under the GNU Lesser General Public License.
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Essays 1743 is a fancy, eroded font designed by John Stracke. The font is licensed as Public Domain / GPL / OFL. Public domain fonts are free of known copyright restrictions because intellectual property rights have been forfeited by the respective author or property rights have expired. The font is free for both personel and commercial usage. For your questions, please contact the designer directly from

The zip archive contains the following files:

  • · COPYING.txt
  • · Essays1743-Bold.ttf
  • · Essays1743-BoldItalic.ttf
  • · Essays1743-Italic.ttf
  • · Essays1743.ttf
  • · README.txt
  • · Source files/
  • · Source files/Essays1743-Bold.sfd
  • · Source files/Essays1743-BoldItalic.sfd
  • · Source files/Essays1743-Italic.sfd
  • · Source files/Essays1743.sfd
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