New Yorker caslon font?
The February 9&16, 2009 issue of the New Yorker (Eustace Tilley cover), in commenting on the death of John Updike, states, "he never tired of seeing his prose in Caslon type", apparently meaning the font used in the New Yorker magazine. What font would that be? Basic Caslon 540? One identfying feature is the low hanging capital J.
That J is common with the Caslons. More significant is the d which you find in a.o. the Adobe Caslon Regular.
Not a match though. The dot on the j is too high up. This may ask for some digging ...
Thanks for the help. I think I'll go with a Caslon Old Face freebie at 11.5 points. Not quite as solid as the Adobe Caslon Regular. Still very nice.
It's pleasing to know that one of the earliest typefaces remains among the most comfortable to the eye after almost 300 years.
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