Faults Project: Kickoff questions

Scot Kamins kamins at dogeared.com
Mon Feb 25 22:51:56 EST 2002

At 8:52 PM -0500 2/24/02, Joe McElroy wrote:
>Underlining. Margin notes. Crayon marks. Signature of anyone other than the
>author. Bookseller prices. Loose or torn endpapers. Endpapers "repaired"
>with tape, cloth, bubblegum, mildew(smell) etc.


I'm thinking we don't need to catalog obvious flaws - that is, flaws 
that are described by ordinary English.  I think everybody knows what 
a "tear" is. but many people outside of the paper trades know the 
difference between a "closed tear" and an "open tear."
Scot Kamins
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