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Nature volume 142, page 664 (08 October 1938) | Download Citation



THE object of this book is to aid students and others engaged in the preparation of manuscripts requiring illustration, which includes the method of assembly and display of illustrations and diagrams designed for scientific publications, and the placing of the matter in a form convenient for reference. It ranges over almost every kind of illustration likely to be required by a scientific writer, including such varied subjects as geological specimens and sections, maps, photographs, processes of reproduction suitable for illustrations in colours and half-tone, the construction of block drawings, and much else. Useful hints are given on retouching specimen photographs and on the grouping of figures so as to make the most effective display.

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