[texhax] old script font
Phillip E. Parker
phil at math.wichita.edu
Thu Dec 20 15:41:26 CET 2007
On 12/20/2007 at 08:06 AM, Matthew Leingang <leingang at math.harvard.edu> wrote:
>On Dec 20, 2007, at 1:18 AM, Phillip E. Parker wrote:
>> Ther is an old script font that was popular in math books published
>> in the 50s, 60s, and at least into the early 70s. Example letters
>> "B", "T", "U", "A", and a few others can be seen in Kelley's
>> Genreal Topology (e.g., p.46 has "B" and "T"). It is also found in
>> Simmons's Topology and Modern Analysis, Baum's Elementary Topology,
>> and the table of contents (but not the text!) of Rickert's Banach
>> How do I find out what font this is, and whether a form suitable
>> for use with LaTeX exists?
>You might get more people to see your example if you scan the page and post
Well, as soon as I get to a scanner I was planning to do that. But I don't have one of my own, and it's a long way to the nearest one right now.
> I did find the Rickart. I guess you're looking for the
>font of the "B" in the line "A.1.1. The algebras B(X) ..."
>I thought I had seen a script font like this; but I seem to be mistaken.
>I looked in the LaTeX Font Catalogue and the
>comprehensive symbol guide, but I didn't find anything like it.
Yes. I tried both first and posted after they and the FAQ produced no leads.
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