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Re: Title-page Wording
- To: BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU
- Subject: Re: Title-page Wording
- From: Richard Minsky <minsky@MINSKY.COM>
- Date: Mon, 3 Feb 1997 07:40:51 -0500
- Message-Id: <199702031252.EAA09385@SUL-Server-2.Stanford.EDU>
- Sender: "The Book Arts: binding, typography, collecting" <BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU>
>Problem 1: She has taken a short modern poem by someone else and
>illustrated it with a substantial number of her own original
>photographs and made a special binding for this one-of-a-kind
>book (she has the permission of the poet to do this). The
> John Doe
> TITLE OF POEM
> Jane Roe
>seems inadequate to her to convey the extent to which she has, as
>it were, entered the picture; but she can't think of anything
>better for the title-page wording. Does anyone have any ideas?
(screen font 12 pt. courier to view as centered text, set each "couplet" in smaller font or selectively use bold, nn=quantity):
_TITLE OF POEM_
nn Photographs based on the text by
Design and Binding by
>Problem 2: she took short excerpts from a 19th-century bird book
>and wrote them out in a calligraphic hand to create a
>one-of-a-kind book, illustrated with her own original drawings;
>she then made a special binding for the result. Again, what might
>the title-page read?
>Thanks for your suggestions!
and explain it all on a page of introductory text or in the colophon.