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an old typeface, similar to black letter, used in the first printed books. ➮ Textura

a block letter in thick bold sans serif face

COMMENT: The word ‘gothic’ was used in the 15th and 16th centuries by Italians (who preferred roman and italic type) to refer to the black letter faces used in Germany. By calling it gothic, they implied that it was barbaric. Gothic is still used to refer to the black letter faces used in Northern Europe.



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