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Re: VMS rotoscopes at the British Library...?

Hello Nick,
   For black and white copies, I would say that the quality is very good.
Some of the very fine detail is missing when compared to the copies provided
online at Beinecke; however, for the most part where not faded away the text
is legible (it also helps to have a magnifying glass). There has been an
ongoing effort to have a professional color quality reproduction made of the
original at Beinecke. There is real concern that with continued handling and
the natural processes of aging that the color and text of the manuscript is
fading and will lost forever. At this point we rely on whatever sources of
input we can obtain. Best of luck in your efforts to unravel this most
mysterious of enigmas.

Dana Scott

Nick Pelling wrote:

> Hi Dana,
> >VMS Copyflo available from Beinecke:
> >http://www.library.yale.edu/beinecke/blrsrch.htm#prices
> Can you tell me what the quality of the Copyflo prints is like? A few of
> the British Library's rotoscoped pages (most notably the very first) were
> very hard to read.
> Thanks, .....Nick Pelling......