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Re: [BKARTS] Moving Type and Titling Questions

I've used paper towel or toilet paper for such a thing and it seems to work.

> From: Bob Roberts <roroberts@xxxxxxxx>
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> Date: Tue, 11 Feb 2003 18:46:31 GMT
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> Subject: [BKARTS] Moving Type and Titling Questions
> Hi. Two questions:
> 1. I will be moving some cases of type. In two slanted Ludlow cases I've mixed
> faces and sizes in trays, storing the letters face up for easy identification
> and pulling. Especially with the smaller sizes (8-12pt.) they easily fall over
> into the usual jumbled typecase mess. Any clever ideas on what I could stuff
> into the tray compartments to hold the letters up while moving them?
> 2. I'm ready to title a slender 1709 book rebound on five cords, full calf,
> with traditional blind tooling. My smallest type in an appropriate face is
> 8pt, resulting in every word needing hyphenation. Have any of you seen English
> books from that period titled vertically?
> Bob

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