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Post by KevinS » October 20th, 2020, 4:48 pm

Spices, their histories by Robert O. Fielding.

A surprisingly complete and informative 64-page booklet describing common spices used in cooking and for other purposes. Written especially for grocers, but helpful for all interested. (KevinS)
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Last edited by KevinS on October 20th, 2020, 5:38 pm, edited 2 times in total.
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Post by ashleighjane » October 20th, 2020, 5:00 pm

I can dpl this project, if you'll have me :)

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Post by KevinS » October 20th, 2020, 5:15 pm

ashleighjane wrote:
October 20th, 2020, 5:00 pm
I can dpl this project, if you'll have me :)
That would be lovely! Thank you!
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Post by TriciaG » October 20th, 2020, 5:25 pm

Ooo, interesting! I'm full on MC projects, so I won't be MC'ing this, but thought I'd point out that it looks like Lovett Wood is only the editor. In the preface (and the Archive metadata) the author is identified as Robert O. Fielding. :)
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Post by TriciaG » October 20th, 2020, 5:26 pm

Elizabethan Poetry: The Psalmes of David
Boring works 30-70 minutes long: Insomnia Collection 5
Short essays: Elia, and The Last Essays of Elia
Bulwer-Lytton novel: The Caxtons

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Post by KevinS » October 20th, 2020, 5:37 pm

TriciaG wrote:
October 20th, 2020, 5:25 pm
Ooo, interesting! I'm full on MC projects, so I won't be MC'ing this, but thought I'd point out that it looks like Lovett Wood is only the editor. In the preface (and the Archive metadata) the author is identified as Robert O. Fielding. :)
Oh, I didn't see that! I hope the MC will be able to make that change.

I'll go ahead and change the text to be used to PG.
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Post by alg1001 » October 20th, 2020, 7:04 pm

Hi Kevin,
This looks great. I will MC it for you. I'll make the update for the author and source.
Ashleigh is in as DPL.
Cheers,
-Amy

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Post by KevinS » October 20th, 2020, 7:11 pm

alg1001 wrote:
October 20th, 2020, 7:04 pm
Hi Kevin,
This looks great. I will MC it for you. I'll make the update for the author and source.
Ashleigh is in as DPL.
Cheers,
-Amy
Thank you!
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Post by KevinS » October 20th, 2020, 8:11 pm

I'll get the approximate word counts in the MW tomorrow.
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Post by silverquill » October 20th, 2020, 8:23 pm

Could you put me in for Section 6?
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Post by KevinS » October 20th, 2020, 9:10 pm

silverquill wrote:
October 20th, 2020, 8:23 pm
Could you put me in for Section 6?
Will do! Please don't start recording until we get a problem or two worked out, though. I got the author's name wrong, etc.
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Post by alg1001 » October 21st, 2020, 7:05 am

Hi Kevin,
I updated the author in the script to Robert O. Fielding. It seems Wood was the editor, actually the publisher.
I'm going to move you to Readers Wanted.
Cheers,
-Amy

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Post by KevinS » October 21st, 2020, 8:16 am

alg1001 wrote:
October 21st, 2020, 7:05 am
Hi Kevin,
I updated the author in the script to Robert O. Fielding. It seems Wood was the editor, actually the publisher.
I'm going to move you to Readers Wanted.
Cheers,
-Amy
May I change the file name to fielding, also?

Very sorry for the trouble!
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Post by ashleighjane » October 21st, 2020, 8:34 am

The introduction is pl ok :)

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Post by KevinS » October 21st, 2020, 8:57 am

ashleighjane wrote:
October 21st, 2020, 8:34 am
The introduction is pl ok :)
Thank you!
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