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Unused postbox from the days of King George


I took a boat trip to Lechlade and found a few items to photograph.

Posted on 15 Aug 2015 around 7am • Tagged with: Typography |

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Title Page

Homer’s Iliad

 Translated by Alexander Pope, 1720

Notice the catchword at the bottom right of the page. This was meant to help the book binder check that the pages follow on in sequence. See Wikipedia for a full explanation.

Posted on 14 Aug 2015 around 5pm • Tagged with: Books | Typography |

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