Originally Posted by sherman
Thanks for the answer.
I didn't have much hope really...
if only the reader could do proper italics without embedded fonts... (for LRF that is)
You are welcome. If you don't want embed the fonts you could just copy all font-files of the font-family to your reader, use ePub as file-format for your ebooks and use appropriate CSS-styles. If you are interested the following threads might give you some hints: