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Post by Lisa » Fri February 27th, 2015, 11:49 am

[quote=""DianeL""]I'm thinking it's because the S's in symmetry like that create a heart? No excuse, it's cheese-tastic and the design is distracting.[/quote]

You could be right. But it is totally cheesy and I don't think many people will get it.

[quote=""DianeL""]Also, WHAT a cruddy Paint job on that wig, yes. Yipe![/quote]

And I doubt Mary QoS or any court lady of that era would have been wearing liquid eyeliner :p I know kohl was around but no-one is wearing that in any portraits either, I bet that wasn't seen as very high-class.

What would amuse me is a more historically accurate book cover featuring an Elizabethan lady with blackened teeth (they actually did that, right?)

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Post by Madeleine » Fri February 27th, 2015, 11:52 am

Yes, apparently Elizabeth had terrible teeth!
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Post by Lisa » Fri February 27th, 2015, 12:17 pm

[quote=""Madeleine""]Yes, apparently Elizabeth had terrible teeth![/quote]

I'm so glad to be alive in a time of toothpaste and frequent bathing.

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Post by Misfit » Fri February 27th, 2015, 2:01 pm

[quote=""LadyB""]I'm so glad to be alive in a time of toothpaste and frequent bathing.[/quote]

And dentists!
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Post by Misfit » Fri February 27th, 2015, 7:11 pm

Have we seen this one yet? I didn't have it shelved at GR.

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Post by Lisa » Fri February 27th, 2015, 8:13 pm

I can't even tell if I've seen this one or not, all the white dress covers are now just blending into one.

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Post by Misfit » Sat February 28th, 2015, 12:40 am

[quote=""LadyB""]I can't even tell if I've seen this one or not, all the white dress covers are now just blending into one.[/quote]

I can only tell if I've shelved at a GR or not.
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Post by DianeL » Sat February 28th, 2015, 2:41 am

The Ballgown Books logo also reminds me (I think not accidentally) of a Penguin edition.
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Post by Misfit » Sat February 28th, 2015, 12:03 pm

[quote=""DianeL""]The Ballgown Books logo also reminds me (I think not accidentally) of a Penguin edition.[/quote]

Same here. When I saw it smaller on the gr page, I really had thought it was harlequin.
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Post by Misfit » Sat February 28th, 2015, 10:58 pm

[quote=""Misfit""]I think I have a match here.

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He's back.

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