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Author Topic: The New Mdina Glass Book  (Read 897 times)

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Offline Vitreo94

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Re: The New Mdina Glass Book
« Reply #10 on: June 30, 2018, 06:35:22 PM »
This is what baffles me, I totally agree with you. The new book however doesnít, remarkable really.

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Re: The New Mdina Glass Book
« Reply #11 on: June 30, 2018, 06:54:53 PM »
I'm going to stick with the first history. It makes much more sense and it covers the period I'm interested in.
Cheers, Sue (M)

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Re: The New Mdina Glass Book
« Reply #12 on: June 30, 2018, 07:20:12 PM »
Iíd agree with that. Makes me wonder if someone can do a dedicated Harris era book somewhere down the line.

Perhaps I should start compiling!

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Re: The New Mdina Glass Book
« Reply #13 on: June 30, 2018, 09:46:02 PM »
The book shows some early catalogues and some later ones, including a Japanese one !

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Re: The New Mdina Glass Book
« Reply #14 on: July 01, 2018, 10:49:19 AM »
I should really wait and see what exactly where or who any different information comes from and read what is said, in context.  Perhaps it's clearer then. :-[
Are any references provided?
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Re: The New Mdina Glass Book
« Reply #15 on: July 01, 2018, 12:19:28 PM »
The photos are all titled as you would expect in a scientific journal and there is a reference page that mentions a few sources, not many though. Mark Hillís book is referenced though thereís information that goes completely against what Mark says so who knows.

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Re: The New Mdina Glass Book
« Reply #16 on: September 27, 2018, 01:22:37 PM »
Sue, did your replacement book arrive?

John

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Re: The New Mdina Glass Book
« Reply #17 on: September 27, 2018, 02:12:21 PM »
yes. It's here.
The front dust cover has got its typeset in the title wrongly spaced - the c and y of Legacy are squidged up, almost on top of each other. The Y should have been shifted one mm to the right, so that it lines up with the end of the word Glass under it and isn't on top of the C.
That's as far as I have got.  ;D









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Re: The New Mdina Glass Book
« Reply #18 on: September 27, 2018, 06:49:18 PM »
There is no spacing on the letters in Legacy. If you look closely, the other fat letters only don't clash because of the inny and outy bits - otherwise they would. It is poor typesetting.

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Re: The New Mdina Glass Book
« Reply #19 on: September 27, 2018, 07:23:08 PM »
I've had a ruler and set square out and measured - if the y was moved 1mm to the right, it would line up properly with the end of the word Glass on the next line down and there would be a space introduced between the letters.
 :-[ I haven't used any form of typesetting since playing with my little rubber "john bull" set when I was about 6. I'm not familiar with the modern methods you use, your editorialshipness ;D

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