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    Re: Book request
    From: Peter Fogg
    Date: 2007 Dec 23, 16:11 +1100
    Print off a few copies (matching the paper may be the hard part).  Soak them in different strengths of tea (no milk, thanks).  Take some of the tea-stained, and some others, down to the sea-side, and let them have a few more-or-less-rough adventures with sea water (try flicking salt-water droplets across the paper). Then put them out in the sun (I know I may be overly optimistic here) to dry and let them fade a little.


    On Dec 23, 2007 4:41 AM, George Huxtable <george---.u-net.com> wrote:

    Frank wrote-

     And there on the shelf is the very same volume that's digitized
    | on googlebooks, Navigation Simplified, Taylor, 3rd ed., 1837. So I did a
    | little photography, and here is that plate in all its glory:
    |
    | http://www.fer3.com/arc/img/taylorplate_big.gif
    |
    | This file is 1.8 megabytes so I have not posted it directly to the list.

    Thank you, Frank. Just what the doctor ordered. Now I have that plate in two
    forms, of which the one you took is by far the best for my purpose. Printed
    out, it will go to the binder with the rest of the book. It won't be an
    exact match, however, unless I can find a way to make it tatty, dog-eared,
    faded, and foxed, like the rest of the pages.

    George.

    contact George Huxtable at george---.u-net.com
    or at +44 1865 820222 (from UK, 01865 820222)
    or at 1 Sandy Lane, Southmoor, Abingdon, Oxon OX13 5HX, UK.







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