Based on Nicholas Jenson’s 15th-century roman. Drawn by Bruce Rogers and cut by Robert Wiebking for the Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York) in 1914. Lanston Monotype of London released the commercial version (Series 252) in 1929. The italic, designed by Frederic Warde, was named Arrighi. [Linotype]
In digital form, both typefaces are offered in a single Centaur family.
Centaur in use
Narziß und Goldmund (Narcissus and Goldmund) by Hermann Hesse, Suhrkamp 1948 Edition1948
Contributed by Stephen Coles