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I'm trying to identify a typeface from an 1800s book. It has a strange shape to the uppercase N (and also to the A) with a ball serif where I wouldn't have expected one. Does anyone know a font similar to this?

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up vote 3 down vote accepted

I believe the "ball serfis" are more commonly referred to as "ball terminals".

Cosmiqua Bold Italic:

Cosmiqua Com Bold Italic

Not sure what typeface it's based off of since this was designed in 2007, but it comes pretty darn close.


Another similar one I found:

LTC Law Italic

LTC Law Italic

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