At 10:27 23-11-03 +1100, vellum wrote:
>In the early 1982 The Sydney Speleological Society published Wombeyan Caves.
>This book was offset printed, hard backed and set in 8 and 10 point Times.
>The layout used double column pages (224). Page size was 8.25 by 10.25
>inches with 3 inch fully justified columns.
>Fast track to present. The book is being updated with the view to printing
>late next 2004. Currently, the book contents are at least 50% greater than
>first edition. We want to consider fonts which would be suitable for the
>book. They should be broadly compatible with the earlier Times since the
>book may be brought out as a Volume 2 or as a new edition. But primarily
>they should be compact since there is extra material and we do not want to
>increase the overall page number/size etc of the book.
You are using a newspaper font at 8 and 10 point. You can't go smaller, and
you won't cram more text in by changing fonts. I'd think of two volumes.
Also there's probably a demand for the text on a CD.
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