Designed by Sjoerd H. de Roos and issued by Lettergieterij Amsterdam in roman and italic styles in 1923. [Reichardt] In 1925, a bold weight was added and named Grotius after its first book use in Hugo de Groot’s De iure belli ac pacis, 1625–1925. [Lommen/Lane] Also cast by Berthold in 1928 as Oranien-Mediäval with Oranien-Mediäval-Kursiv and Grotius. [Seemann] Accompanied by two sets of initials, see Erasmus Initialen.
Pat Hickson’s Erasmus (Red Rooster, 1992) is a digital interpretation in 4 upright weights. Its light weight is used for the sample.
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