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Does anyone use the fonts in Mapmaker Plus for antique style maps? I have been looking for some old-style fonts and came across this:

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I am guessing you would have to convert the building fonts to outline in order to work with them in Illustrator..........

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I have used a number of antique fonts for maps (but not the ones you mentioned):

Old Claude
Caslon Antique

They also don't have to be distressed like the ones above to feel antique. Any good serif font with a small x-height will feel old:

Heofler Text & Hoefler Titling

You should be able find most of these on http://www.myfonts.com

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