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Three Islands Press Historical Penmanship
Abigail Adams™: Inspired the hand of the eponymous eighteenth-century American patriot in her letters to her husband, John. (1 font, ($39.)   View Details |  Purchase

Three Islands Press Historical Penmanship
American Scribe™: An authentic simulation of the penmanship of the man who engrossed the Declaration of Independence. (1 font, ($39.)   View Details |  Purchase

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Botanical Scribe™: Simulates the formal inscriptions on old floral engravings. (1 font, ($39.)   View Details |  Purchase

Three Islands Press Historical Penmanship
Douglass Pen™: Recreates the handsome historical penmanship of Frederick Douglass, with an extensive character set. (1 font, ($39.)   View Details |  Purchase

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Emily Austin™: Our first historical penmanship font based on the hand of a woman—a clear and delicate, yet forceful, hand. (1 font, ($39.)   View Details |  Purchase

Three Islands Press Historical Penmanship
Geographica Script™: A true-to-life simulation of the roundhand script used on engravings of the middle 18th century. (1 font, ($39.)   View Details |  Purchase

Three Islands Press Historical Penmanship
Houston Pen™: There’s perhaps one most-memorable Texas hero, and his correspondence resembled type set in Houston Pen. (1 font, ($39.)   View Details |  Purchase

Three Islands Press Historical Penmanship
Lamar Pen™: A clone of the the hand of Mirabeau B. Lamar, a celebrated Texan of the early days of the republic. (1 font, ($39.)   View Details |  Purchase

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Military Scribe™: Inspired by the mid- to late-1770s muster rolls of His Majesty’s Tenth Regiment of Foot. (1 font, ($39.)   View Details |  Purchase

Three Islands Press Historical Penmanship
Remsen Script™: An interpretation of the fine engrossing script of a Colonial American penman. (1 font, ($39.)   View Details |  Purchase

Three Islands Press Historical Penmanship
Schooner Script™: There’s a maritime tale behind Schooner Script, based on a single letter written on 18 September 1825. (1 font, ($39.)   View Details |  Purchase

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Texas Hero™: Gen’l T. J. Rusk couldn’t have known his dispatches to the Texas Army would someday inspire Texas Hero. (1 font, ($39.)   View Details |  Purchase

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Austin Pen™: Inspired by the handwriting in Stephen F. Austin’s Mexican prison diary of 1834. (2 fonts, ($49.)   View Details |  Purchase

Three Islands Press Historical Penmanship
Old Man Eloquent™: Modeled after the handwriting of John Quincy Adams’s diary entries from about 1810. (2 fonts, ($49.)   View Details |  Purchase

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Historical Pens™: Fourteen authentic-looking handwriting typefaces modeled after actual vintage penmanship. (Special package price of $249.)   View Details |  Purchase

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3IP Library™: The entire 3IP Type Library. (Special package price of $499.)   View Details |  Purchase

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“I took one look at American Scribe and knew it was the Declaration of Independence before reading the ad copy. You captured it perfectly.”
—B.P., Marietta OH

“I happened across your website completely by accident, and I was astounded by the fonts I found there. They are amazing.”
—M.S., Ontario, Canada

“[Treefrog] is a real mess and breaks all the rules and I love it.”
—P.M., Palatine IL

“Your period-style handwriting fonts remain the very best I've ever found. Thanks for your most excellent contributions to American typography!”
—A.L., Los Angeles CA

“I'm a collector of 19th century antiques and photographs, and like to make labels and scrapbooks using fonts that fit the period of my items. I've even tried to learn the penmanship myself using dip pens... your fonts will make it so much easier!”
—P.M., Palatine IL

“Our 3rd and 4th graders are thrilled that their historical writing is going to look so authentic!
—S.E., Charlottesville VA

“[American Scribe] may be the greatest font ever! Everyone on the planet should have it!”
—M.P., Boulder CO


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