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Re: Inquiry re chromotypographs and photographs in the in-8 Hetzels

From: Garmt de Vries <G.deVries~at~phys.uu.nl>
Date: Wed, 26 Apr 2006 09:13:20 +0200 (CEST)
To: Jules Verne Forum <jvf~at~Gilead.org.il>

On Tue, 25 Apr 2006, James Keeline wrote:

> --- Garmt de Vries <G.deVries~at~phys.uu.nl> wrote:
>> The Dutch JV Society has published a bibliography of the chromo covers in
>> the Elsevier series, see <http://www.jules-verne.nl/gb/publications.html>.
> There are so many interesting topics described on that page. It makes me wish that I read Dutch.

You can always learn ;) But at least, our website is bilingual.

> The covers are quite nice too! I don't think I've seen any of the chromotypographs before.

They were designed by Dutch artists, often based on the black-and-white
frontispices in the Hetzel editions.

> I note that the web site indicates that copies are not available at the bottom but mentions prices
> for printed and CD copies at the top.

We are in the process of scanning old issues to CD. Some of these CDs have
been published, but are sold out at the moment. The guy who takes care of
the reproduction of the CDs is very busy, and this work is a bit slow at
the moment.

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