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July 4, 2014

Faking Galileo


There was a further problem:
the letters p and i touched each other in a way that is impossible to produce with letterpress — but that can happen with digital reproductions. Wilding also noticed a significant inked blotch that deformed a letter at the bottom of the title page, something that was missing in other copies, but not Sotheby’s.
| The Los Angeles Review of Books

Posted by gerardvanderleun at July 4, 2014 9:44 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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Aw, everybody knows all that. The errors stick out like a tarantula on a wedding cake.

Posted by: chasmatic [TypeKey Profile Page] at July 4, 2014 3:06 PM

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