I have been loving the Benedictine face since I first saw it a few months ago on pages 30-31 of McGrew's American Metal Typefaces of the Twentieth Century. I searched once and again for information about it on the Internet, and, apart from a couple of sample images, I could only find (naturally) an old but quite revealing post on Typophile, and, of course, that wonderful manual on typography by Mergenthaler Linotype from 1923.
Given that no one seems to have carried the remarkable beauty of the Benedictine family (an apparently forgotten gem) into the modern OpenType world, I decided to do it myself ...
The Book weight (including small caps and italics) is almost finished, with Regular and Bold following (hopefully) shortly. For more information (including detailed specimen and sample sheets) please visit alterlittera.com. I would be extremely grateful if you could send your advice on this project.
Thanks in advance.