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Letterform Comparisons

Aa Bb Cc Dd Ee Ff Gg
Hh Ii/Jj Kk Ll Mm Nn Oo
Pp Qq Rr Ss Tt Uu/Vv Ww
Xx Yy Zz & 1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 0


The ampersand is slightly tilted backwards and it is surrounded by points on both sides unidentified (Scribe J)
 Ampersand for et, tilted slightly backwards Stephen Sewall
 A distinctively formed ampersand with a 'hook' and tilted backwards unidentified (scribe y)
 Ampersand not tilted backwards unidentified (scribe fourthnight)
 a distinctively shaped ampersand: large and tilted backwards unidentified (scribe &)
 Ampersand resembles modern e; the character does not extend below the base-line Benjamin Wilkins
 ampersand prominent in size, resembles a large modern minuscule e Robert Pike
Ampersand resembles $, with the descender curved to the right unidentified (scribe beta)
 Distinctive almost circular ampersand Thomas Newton
Ampersand resembles modern numeral 4 unidentified (scribe I)
modern ampersand Unidentified (MMB #1)
3-lobed ampersand Unidentified (MMB #12)