Inspired by the work of Valentin Haüy, creator of the first books for the blind. His comprehensive plan included instruction in both reading raised print and writing longhand with an iron stylus to create indentations; for this dual purpose a cursive style was used. Based on a facsimile of the copy of l’Essai sur l’éducation des aveugles (1786), with smoothed, regularized and re-spaced letterforms [Harold’s Fonts]
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