1. In the diagrams, the dotted lines denote creases.
2. Some text revisions sent separately to the editor were apparently lost in the mail. Three passages are affected: the first paragraph on p. 51, the paragraph just below Diagram 1, and the footnotes. These passages are printed below, following the original (wrong) version, which is in reduced size.
Rubber stamps can be used for the same purpose. Or a printed self-adhesive label can be attached inside the wrapper. Still another option is to use a simpler design with which confusion is less likely to occur.
...Rubber stamps and ink can be used for the same purpose. Note that using ink introduces the possibility of bleeding in wet conditions. A printed self adhesive label can be attached inside the wrapper. Again, by using such a label one introduces another adhesive, and thus a potential source of trouble. Still another option is to use a simpler design with which confusion is less likely to occur.
We currently use rubber stamps and manuscript marking ink (available from the Library of Congress) to Indicate in what order the flaps should be closed. All corners are rounded with the exception of those on flap #1. These corners are left square to prevent a pressure point.
We currently use rubber stamps and manuscript marking ink (available from the Library of Congress) to indicate in what order the flaps should be closed.4a.
4a. This ink seems to be somewhat water soluble, according to our spot tests. We are considering alternative methods of presenting closing instructions.
5. Written instructions for the wrappers [etc.]
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|Editor and publisher: Ellen McCrady|
|Copyright 1985 Ellen McCrady||ISSN: 0276-8291|