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Does anyone knows what's the font used in Michael Spivak's "Calculus" and "Calculus on Manifolds" ? I think they're not the same font. The point is that they're both very good fonts, and I didn't find any information anywhere.

Can someone point out what fonts were used?

Edit: Bellow there's a screenshot of Calculus:

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And bellow there's a screenshot of Calculus on Manifolds:

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  • Welcome to TeX.sx! – Peter Jansson Mar 10 '13 at 15:46
  • If you have it in pdf format, you can use the linux utility pdffonts to find out what fonts are in it. – Ben Crowell Mar 10 '13 at 19:14
  • Actually this is answered in an appendix to DG1. He made the fonts himself. – isomorphismes Dec 28 '15 at 7:45
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Spivak's Calculus is typeset in Baskerville font, as the author states here, in the beginning paragraph remembering how the original MathTıme fonts were born:

If, 20-some years ago, when I was contemplating the next edition of my Calculus book, some one had offered me a reasonable set of math fonts (ones that could be used with Times, or with the Baskerville font in which Calculus is typeset) for the modest price of $1,000, say, then I would have jumped at the chance to obtain it.

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    Not really, if the linked article is to be believed the math font is MathTimes (designed by Spivak himself), sold at [PCTeX.com](PCTeX.com). – vonbrand Mar 10 '13 at 16:55
  • But at the same time the text font is Baskerville, as stated at the forth line in the linked text: "the Baskerville font in which Calculus is typeset" – agtortorella Mar 10 '13 at 17:31
  • You are right, somehow I misread OP as asking specifically for the math font only. – vonbrand Mar 10 '13 at 17:34
  • What about Calculus on Manifolds? – Randy Randerson Aug 12 '14 at 4:35
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    @fctaylor25, it was pointed out in a comment by egreg to a now deleted answer that the font is (some variant of) Monotype Modern. – hal46 Feb 10 '15 at 17:39

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