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Re: VMs: Re: Introduction

> Robert Teague wrote:
> >
> > As far as I can determine, there are two books still in print:
> > monograph and Levitov's book. I have the first, and have ordered the
> > second through Border's Books.
> D'Imperio's book is excellent.  Everyone here ought to
> have it.

I agree. It's well worth the price and the wait.

> However, *don't* waste $40 on Levitov.  It's
> an absolute piece of crap. I don't even trust the
> images.  Levitov probably traced them from the
> copyflow, but his alphabet is idiosyncratic, so his
> pictures are unreliable.
> Jacques Guy and I debunked Levitov thoroughly.

I was aware that he had been discredited; I want the book for my
Voynich library, much as I have Hoagland's "The Monuments of
Mars" in my science library.


PS  Paging through D'Imperio this morning, I noticed that on p 104,
in her reconstruction of Brumbaugh's Deciphering Matrix, that four
of the symbols he thought were numbers match mine; 1, 2, 7, and 8.

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