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Question: The Faces of Science Fiction

I could figure out answers to the following questions, given enough time-- but among my correspondents, I suspect, are people who are capable of answering them in the blink of an eye.

What typeface might this be? And more to the point, what is the closest typeface, let's say in my Microsoft Office collection, I could use to approximate its appearance?


Image courtesy Science Fiction Collection, Rare Books and Special Collections, Northern Illinois University


What Office typefaces would be good choices to fake some of the typefaces visible here?



Tags: history, science fiction
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