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Medieval page layout smackdown

Van de Graaf's secret canon (click to big) using 44% textbox
de Honnecourt's diagram (click to big) using a 56% text box
OK, so to continue from the other day, I'm testing out how pages look using different medieval page layout systems.  I drew boxes using Van de Graaf secret canon and Villard de Honnecourt's diagram.  Then I filled in the boxes with the trivial events and ideas of my life to see how they looked.  The Van de Graaf gives a text box of 44% of the page, and the Villard de Honnencourt 56%.  
Note to self: Relearn how to hyphenate.

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