Blotters

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Original 57 x 24 picas.

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Original 46 x 22 picas.

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Original 54 x 21 1/2 picas.

Here's a cautionary tale in type design. The type is well set (and this is self-promotional work by a very well established big-city firm of, as they say, advertising typographers). The problem is with the typeface itself. The 'h' and 'n' are merely affectations, and are fine. But the 'a' sits too high (and yet cannot be lowered; the issue is in the size of the letter, not its alignment).

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And here's a cautionary tale in copy editing. "Buy's"?

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Original 54 1/2 x 21 1/2 picas.

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Original 54 1/2 x 21 1/2 picas.


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