Serif Font Styles

Serifs are small strokes at the end of the main strokes of letters. They come in a variety of basic shapes: bracketed, slab, hairline, wedge, and combinations of these. The first roman typefaces in the late 15th century were seriffed. Until the mid-20th century seriffed typefaces dominated printing and design. Serif typefaces are generally preferred for lengthy texts such as books, magazines and newspapers.

Serif typefaces are divided into several subcategories in which the particular type of serif is a defining feature. Oldstyle typefaces?which reigned from the 1470s to the mid-18th century?have bracketed serifs. Some classic oldstyle typefaces include Centaur, Adobe Garamond, Adobe Caslon, and Times Roman. Modern (or neoclassical) typefaces, which first appeared in the 1780s, are noted for their hairline or serifs. Some famous examples are Linotype Didot and Bauer Bodoni. Slab serif typefaces are often called Egyptians, but those with geometric forms and unbracketed slab serifs are sometimes called square serifs. Giza is an Egyptian while Rockwell is a square serif. Wedge seriffed typefaces are called Latins (i.g. Latin Classic, Atlas, and Méridien). They are not as common as the other styles.

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Restraining Order Astigmatic One Format TT Format OTa Format WEBa
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Princetown SH Regular Scangraphic Format TT Format OT Format WEBa
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Cyphertext Jon Clinch Format TT Format OT Format WEBa
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Cyan Bold Caps Wiltonfoundry Format TT Format OT Format WEBa
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Caslon Antique Italic GroupType Format TT Format OT Format WEB
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Clarendon bold expanded URW Format TT Format OTa Format WEBa
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Old Style Condensed Archive Type Format TTa Format OT Format WEBa
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Retablo Antiguo PSY/OPS Type Foundry Format TT Format OT Format WEBa
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Aviano Family (2 Typefaces)
Aviano Family (2 Typefaces) Insigne Format TTa Format OT Format WEBa
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Antique Five Wooden Type Fonts Format TT Format OT Format WEBa
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Girder Poster GroupType Format TT Format OT Format WEB
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Latienne eFamily (15 typefaces) Mark Jamra Design Format TTa Format OT Format WEB
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Miller Text Italic Carter & Cone Format TTa Format OTa Format WEBa
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Goldenbook OSF Family (3 Typefaces) Mark Simonson Format TT Format OTa Format WEB
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Carta Marina Family
Carta Marina Family Insigne Format TTa Format OT Format WEBa
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Astoria Antique Light SG Spiece Graphics Format TTa Format OTa Format WEBa
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Columna Solid Caps
Columna Solid Caps URW Format TTa Format OT Format WEBa
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Tale Archive Type Format TTa Format OT Format WEBa
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Andrade Pro Family (6 fonts)
Andrade Pro Family (6 fonts) DSType Format TTa Format OT Format WEBa
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Tuscan Egyptian Wooden Type Fonts Format TT Format OT Format WEBa
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Lucida Typewriter Bold
Lucida Typewriter Bold URW Format TTa Format OT Format WEBa
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MVB Gryphius (3 Typefaces)
MVB Gryphius (3 Typefaces) MVB Fonts Format TTa Format OTa Format WEBa
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Topic URW Bold Italic URW Format TTa Format OT Format WEBa
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Spire Monoline GroupType Format TT Format OT Format WEB
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