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PAGEAlso on pageSoloCat or Solofont NameAlias AnalysisMatchDover CD BookComments
7Haas Ideal CapsNoLatino Elongated (ITC, Letraset) is quite similar, but has significant differences.
7Haas Ideal with lowercaseNoLatino Elongated (ITC, Letraset) is quite similar, but has significant differences.
83185Hacker (solid & outline)No
198Hadfield(Linotype, ITC, Monotype, Letraset, URW++), Hasmin (Opti), College (Brendel)Yes
128Hadriano(Adobe, Agfa/Monotype, Lanston Type)Yes
181Hadriano Stonecut(Lanston Type). Monument (same page) is similar.YesLanston font is available through P22. Was in 1993 FontShop FontBook, P. H3
62HalftoneNo
96Hallmark ScriptMonterey (Bitstream), Mahogany Script (MT. OPTI/Castcraft). MountainScript (Opti)YesHallmark was a Filmotype design
105104Halo Script / Highland ScriptImageline Far Point has variants to match both faces shown from Solocat, which are different widths and weights of the same design.YesHighland Script (104) and Halo Script (105) are different weights of the same face. About Face and Adventura (Enstep/Imageline) are left-leaning and extra-wide variants.
104Hamlet Script(Filmotype)Yes
115Hammar Uncial (2 wts)NeueHammerUnziale2 (Linotype, Monotype), American Uncial (URW)Yes
105Hampton ScriptNo
159Handel GothicDigital versions include A&L's HanzYes
159Handel Gothic LightA&L Orbit.Yes
98HanoverSolofont included in Dover Scripts book + CD pack. - Spelled Hannover in Script/Cursive bookYesSCR
46Hansa (See Boomerang)Yes
108Hansa Gothic(Solo, in Dover Celtic book/CD, Steffmann - with additional characters)YesCEL
900HansardSolofonts version @ MyFonts.Yes
105Hardy ScriptCandice (Enstep)Yes
73HaremThese all have minor variations: Aladdin(WSI), Caliph(Scriptorium), Sahara(Fantazia,others), Bavand(unk). Legende (p. 72) is Harem without diacriticals.Yes
44HarlechNo
105Harlem ScriptNo
110Harlem TextSolofonts version @ MyFonts.Yes
19HarlequinNo
48HarmonySolofonts version @ MyFonts. From a 1925 German Caps face; Solo added the lower case.Yes
104Harmony ScriptFilmotype Harmony (Filmotype)YesHarmony Script is a lighter version of Hostess.
161HarperHarpers (LazyDog) (With an s); Marchroad or Marsh Road (Fonthouse). Weekly Bazaar NF (Nick Curtis)YesOriginal name was Harpers (with s). Probably a solo catalog typo.
104Harper ScriptNo
73HarquilMoulinRouge RichardWare / Casady&Green / FluentLaserFonts, WSI), Harquil (WSI), Moulin Rouge (WSI); Crane(A&L/Computer Support Corp)Yes
139Harrington(Solo-with alternates, FontBureau, Sam Wang), Boquet (Brendel) Parisian (ComputerSupport/Arts&Letters-multiple varieties), Hermosa (Opti, Beatty, WSI), Rossetti (Scriptorium), YesANV
900HarrowgateSolofont included in Dover Celtic book + CD pack. Dieter Steffmann offers a free version under the original name.YesCEL
162Harry FatHarry Fatt (Image Club Graphics)YesThe ICG collection also includes Harry Plain, between Thin and Fat
162Harry HeavyHarry Bold (Image Club Graphics)Yes
162Harry Obese(Red Rooster, by Steve Jackaman)Yes
162Harry Obese Squeezed(Red Rooster, by Steve Jackaman)Yes
162Harry Thin(Image Club Graphics)Yes
105Harvard ScriptBig Sky (Imageline/Enstep)Yes
900Hattan AntiqueSolofonts version @ MyFonts.Yes
101Hauser ScriptRed Rooster version re-drawn.Yes
104Havana ScriptFilmotype Havana (Filmotype), Novel Hassan; Opti Havana; and Prima Havanna.YesThere is also an unattributed double-wide Havana Script.
101Hawarden ItalicNo
105Hawk ScriptImageline Fluctuant.Yes
132Hawthorne (Rg & Extd)(Elsner & Flake)YesAldus lists reg & Italic look-alikes by or named Weird Autofrog?
39HaymarketNoHaymarket (Pintassilgo Prints) has slight differences.
105Haywood ScriptYankeeFan(Enstep) & Em Power 42 (Imageline)YesEnstep is a resized copy of Em Power. Both have abominable lower cases.
69Headhunter(Solo, Rakowski), Bones (Attitude, Inc), Bone (Peter Dako), BonzCaps (SSK), Fossil (WSI), YesSPFX
190Headletter No.2 Keystone1900 Keystone Catalog. ALmost identical to BarnhartBros&Spindler Headletter No. 2No
105Headline Script"Headline (Filmotype)". That's its name, WITH the parentheses; unattributed, made with Font Creator.YesImageline Magnolia; lowercase differs.
85Hearst Italic(Solo), Ragged Write NF (Nick Curtis)Yes
85Hearst Roman(Solo), Ragged Write NF Italic (Nick Curtis)Yes
29Heather (Wood)Aldus lists look-alikes.Yes
13Heather LightfaceHeather(Unattributed), Heather1999 and Heather1999 Bold (Unattributed).YesHeather1999 is Heather renamed. Heather1999 Bold is slightly fattened, probably artificially.
182Heavy Outline CondNo
67HedgerowDeepwoods Initials (PJLloyd) not exact in the fine details but almost impossible to see the differences without looking really hard.Yes
148Hellenic WideOpti Hellenic Wide 5.Yes
69Hellhouse TwoNo
24HelvenHelvin Black (Type Revivals), Helene Hiss (Soft Horizons, clone of Helvin Black) Helvin (Anonymous, a mix of black and ornate)Yes
24Helven OrnateHelvin (Tim Ryan for Agfa's Type Revivals.).Helene Hiss Bolted (Character, based on Helene Hiss by Soft Horizons.)Yes
175HelveticaLinotype sells the real McCoy. Many look-alikes and other versions; Helvetica NeueYes
182Helvetica Outline (6 vars)Helvetica LT Outline (Linotype). Also Helvetica Neue (75) Bold Outline Yes
181Helvetica ShadedNo
104Hemlock Script(Keystrokes), Gidieon (Enstep/Imageline) has terrible letter spacing and slightly compressed shapes.YesDesign by Douglas Olena
198Henrietta (3 variants)TriedWhatTheFontNo
171Herald SquareHFF Lasdof TwunylivenYes
18HeraldicNo
74Herb ShopNo
45HerculesHerkules (Dieter Steffmann)Yes
104Hercules BrushNo
45Heroldaka Herold Reklameschrift. Also SoftMaker Herman. Dieter Steffmann has a free version simply called Herold, too. There's an inexpensive original-name commercial version from Tom Wallace of HiH Retro Fonts at MyFonts.Yes
7Herold Extra CondensedHerold (Dieter Steffmann)Yes
119Herzog StencilNo
160Hess NeoboldDXS Hess NeoboldYes
134Hess Old StyleLanston, Monotype, Red Rooster.Yes
128Hess PenletterNo
9HibernianNo
104Hickory ScriptLawAndOrder (Enstep)YesExpertType (Enstep) is a lighter, oblique version
24Hidalgoaka Zirkus (URW). Digital versions include Brendel's TOMBSTONE; Fontbank's High Noon; and SoftMaker's Cimarron.Yes
170High CatzNo
70High TechNo
104105Highland / Halo ScriptHaloHandletter (Mario Arturo). Imageline Far Point has variants to match both faces shown from Solocat, which are different widths and weights of the same design. (fonts' names need to be found)YesHighland Script (104) and Halo Script (105) are different weights of the same face. About Face and Adventura (Enstep/Imageline) are left-leaning and extra-wide variants.
105Hillside ScriptNo
96Hilton ScriptNoHilton Script is a slightly wider and darker version of Hallmark Script
105Hindu ScriptFootLoose (Enstep)Yes
113Hingham Text aka Goudy MedievalSolofont Hingham Text included in Dover Gothic book + CD pack. aka Goudy Medieval. Others, too, incl. by Tim Ryan and Richard Beatty.YesGOT
144Hinkle BlackNo
103HippieNoPink Mouse (Bob Alonso) and Action Is (JeffLevine)with uppercase only, have a similar look and feel
97Hispania Script(HiH Retro Fonts); Dobkin (Rakowski, characters added bySteffmann); Vivian (Brendel); Esperanza (Scriptorium)Yes
104Historic Script WannabeImageline Adrianna. Also similar to Moonlight by Diane Dipiazza at DINC Type.Yes
41HoboWidely available look-alikes. Digital versions include Adobe's by the original name, A&L's Tramp; CorelYes
41Hobo OutlineSolofont included in Dover Outline book + CD pack.YesOUT
53HoffmanRick Mueller drew a free same-named face. Also matches Scriptorium's Harbinger.Yes
104Hogan ScriptCoolHandLuke (Enstep)Yes
12HogarthHogarth Antique Normal (Solo)YesVIC
46HohenzollernM. Klein digitized for TypOasis.Yes
66Holiday WishWesHollidaySH (Soft Horizons)Yes
101HollaSolofont included in Dover Bold Script book + CD pack. Dieter Steffmann has a same-named free version.YesBOS
110Holland GothicHolland-Gotisch (Manfred Klein and Petra Heidorn), Fleischmann-GotischPT (Preusstype)Yes
127Hollandse (2 wts)Opti Hollandse AgencyYes
100Holly ScriptSolofont included in Dover Scripts book + CD pack. Also Brendel Palette, Opti Holly Script, Swfte Ribbons, and WSI Bailey. Also freeware Quiggly Wiggly.YesSCR
59Hollywood LightsSolofont included in DoverSpecial Effects book + CD pack. Though not a match, you could also substitute Image Club Pointille as a work-alike.YesSPFX
5966Hollywood Starsaka Movie StarYes
104Homer ScriptOpti Homer. As a near work-alike, you could substitute Novel Gideon, which better matches Solocat Hemlock Script. However, despite some diffent glyphs, the on-page effect is similar.Yes
31HometownSolofont included in Dover Circus book + CD pack.YesCIR
113HondaDigital versions include Corel's Honda ITC; Brendel's WARSZAWA; Fontbank's Hombre;SoftKey SSi's Zayin Display; and SoftMaker's Honcho.Yes
104Honey Script Light(Filmotype, Steffmann), Positive (Imageline/Enstep), Suzie Q (Type Revivals)YesSteffman's also has a semi-bold, internally mis-named.
72Hong KongOrient1 (A&L), Konfuzius (Brendel), Taipeh (Brendel), Orient (WSI), Rickshaw (Fantazia). Orient1 and Orient have multiple variations. Bonzai (anon)YesThe two Brendel fonts have numerous differences. Original was 1935 Chop Suey by Ross F. George, based on a previous face named Peking.
51HooplaBellBottom (Fantazia, many anon), BellBottom.Laser (Lorvad), Groovy (A&L), Balloon (Brendel). Shown in Solo Art Deco Alphabet book as Colonel Hoople.YesOriginal Solopedia indicated Scorpio as an alternate name. No connection has been found since.
51Hoopla Outline (Solo) aka Scorpio (PLC)Brendel Balloon Outline.Yes
51Hoopla Outline ShadedBrendel Balloon Shaded.Yes
28HopkinsNo
130Horizon (4 styles)Opti has a light and medium wt for this family.Yes
104Horizon ScriptHorizon (Filmotype), Dana (Enstep/Imageline)Yes
118HorizontalNo
198Horley Oldstyle(Monotype, Berthold, Linotype). Hastings (Softmaker)Yes
900HorlogeSolofont included in Dover Calligraphic book + CD pack.YesCAL
53HorndonDigital versions include Corel's Horndon; Agfa's original included in the Print Artist bundle. Also E+F has their version.Yes
104Hornet ScriptRaceHorse (Enstep)YesThis face appears to be a narrow version of Howard Script (p. 105)
117Hornman StencilNo
58Horseshoe (3 wts)No
104Hostess Script(Tim Ryan-Type Revivals).YesHostess Script is a bolder version of Harmony Script
54HotlineDXS HotlineYes
198HotspurThere's a free digital look-aolike for the light version called "All Hooked Up" by Darren Rigby at FontRiver.Yes
66Houdini LightsRay Larabie's Paltime has a similar, but less formal effect.NoNot to be confused with a) The Solotype Houdini and Houdini Shadow as found on myfonts, which is a plain woodfont, or with the Houdini found on the Dover/Solo CD pack, which is a Stars and Stripes version of a different wood font.
900Houdini ShadedSolofonts version @ MyFonts.Yes
13HoughtonEdison Swirl (Spiece Graphics), Potsdam (Scriptorium), Crinoline (SSK), EdisonMF (RickMueller), Ashley (Bright Ideas). Edison (Tom Wallace / HiH Retro Fonts), Potsdam (Scriptorium), Fairy Scroll Display (WSI). Edisson (Gophmann has cyrillic, some swashier lc letters); akaPotsley (akaType - yes, that last one IS the fontname and creator!), RyanG(Rakowski - can't be found)YesPetzendorfer 18. Edison is the Bauer/Berthold re-name for ATF's Houghton [1894]. Per Claude, the D's are slightly different.
104Houston Script(Berthold), Hover (SoftMaker).YesBoth of the digitizations don't quite match; the 't' and the connections are significantly different. Hover is most likely a direct copy (not a clone) of the Berthold BQ font.
105Howard ScriptVeilchen (Brendel). Libby Script (unattributed freeware by Sam Wang), Racehorse (Imageline). This face appears to be the standard or widened variant of Hornet Script, which would be the correspondingly narrower width. Yes
139Howland (Rg & Op)Opti Howland and Jenson Bold Condensed (Ortiz-Lopez).Yes
187Howland OpenNo
105Hudson ScriptHudson (Font Company, Brendel/Softmaker); Hudson 5 (Opti), CityScape (Imageline/EnStep), Tabitha (Br?derbund)Yes
900HullabalooSolofonts version @ MyFonts.Yes
3532HumbertAntiqueCondensedTwo (Jim Parkinson/Font Bureau)YesAppears on Page 32 as AntiqueCondensed Humbert
113Humbert EtruscanBentham (Scriptorium)Yes
105Humboldt ScriptNo
179Hunter (3D Shadowed Display)Brendel Soccer; Novel Hostel; Opti Hockey; Prima Hockey. There are also two variants of user scanned freeware named Hunter and Hunter Black.Yes
104Hunter ScriptKlakson (EnStep). Note. This is NOT the same Hunter Script as seen on P. 47 of the Script & Cursive book!Yes
900HuntsmanSolofonts version @ MyFonts.Yes
61Hurdy GurdyNo
900HuronSolofonts version @ MyFonts.Yes
104105Husky (Script)(Opti), Houston (Novel), Barsoi (Brendel), Huron (Prima)Yes
7Huxley VerticalDigital versions by BT, Arsenal, ICG, more. Also Rhyolite Vertical by James Harris.Yes
21HydeTried WhatTheFontNoOriginal tradename Belgrave
 

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Ornaments | Outline/Shadow | Romans, Italics | Rustic Types | Sans Serifs | Scripts | Sports Types | Square Serifs | Stencil Types
Theme, Topical | Thick-and-Thin | Uncials, Monograms | Victorian | Wood Types | Additional
Solotype Fonts | Dan X. Solo Alphabet Books Fonts | Glossary | Revision History
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