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| [[cheap flimsy chapbook|{{abbr|cheap flimsy chapbook|This is a neatly bound booklet of cheap, thin paper, with a cover of slightly thicker cardboard.}}]] || {{Itemdb|86|purchasable}} || 32 || 0.2777[[wikipedia:Repeating_decimal#Notation|˙]] || 0.0087 || 8 || 12 || {{Dollars|AM$2.99}} || {{Dollars|AM$0.09}} ||  
 
| [[cheap flimsy chapbook|{{abbr|cheap flimsy chapbook|This is a neatly bound booklet of cheap, thin paper, with a cover of slightly thicker cardboard.}}]] || {{Itemdb|86|purchasable}} || 32 || 0.2777[[wikipedia:Repeating_decimal#Notation|˙]] || 0.0087 || 8 || 12 || {{Dollars|AM$2.99}} || {{Dollars|AM$0.09}} ||  
 
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| [[black book|{{abbr|black book|Covered in black leather, this little book could be used to record the names and c-mail addresses of all your love interests.}}]] || {{Itemdb|6164|purchasable}} || 25 || 0.3888˙ || 0.0156 || 3 || 4 || <nowiki>{{Dollars|AM$}}</nowiki> || <nowiki>{{Dollars|AM$}}</nowiki> || In the [[Stationery Warehouse]]: ''Suddenly a deep voice says out of nowhere: "NO BLACK BOOKS, BAH, STATIONERY SHOPS THESE DAYS!"''
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| [[black book|{{abbr|black book|Covered in black leather, this little book could be used to record the names and c-mail addresses of all your love interests.}}]] || {{Itemdb|6164|purchasable}} || 25 || 0.3888˙ || 0.0156 || 3 || 4 || {{Dollars|AM$5.60}} || {{Dollars|AM$0.22}} || In the [[Stationery Warehouse]]: ''Suddenly a deep voice says out of nowhere: "NO BLACK BOOKS, BAH, STATIONERY SHOPS THESE DAYS!"''
 
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| [[ricepaper book|{{abbr|ricepaper book|This is a neatly bound booklet of cheap, thin paper, with a cover of slightly thicker cardboard.}}]] || {{Itemdb|5378|purchasable}} || 31 || 0.3888˙ || 0.0126 || 5 || 8 || <nowiki>{{Dollars|AM$}}</nowiki> || <nowiki>{{Dollars|AM$}}</nowiki> ||  
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| [[ricepaper book|{{abbr|ricepaper book|This is a neatly bound booklet of cheap, thin paper, with a cover of slightly thicker cardboard.}}]] || {{Itemdb|5378|purchasable}} || 31 || 0.3888˙ || 0.0126 || 5 || 8 || {{Dollars|AM$15.90}} || {{Dollars|AM$0.51}} ||  
 
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| [[brown book|{{abbr|brown book|This is a rather plain book.}}]] || {{Itemdb|2171|purchasable}}, also available from [[A simple makeshift stall]][http://dw.daftjunk.com/items/index.php?shop=659] (not listed on Kefka's site) in Sto Plains || 25 || 1.1666˙ || 0.0466˙ || 3 || 3 || <nowiki>{{Dollars|AM$}}</nowiki> || <nowiki>{{Dollars|AM$}}</nowiki> ||  
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| [[brown book|{{abbr|brown book|This is a rather plain book.}}]] || {{Itemdb|2171|purchasable}}, also available from [[A simple makeshift stall]][http://dw.daftjunk.com/items/index.php?shop=659] (not listed on Kefka's site) in Sto Plains || 25 || 1.1666˙ || 0.0466˙ || 3 || 3 || {{Dollars|AM$11.20}} || {{Dollars|AM$0.45}} ||  
 
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| [[red book|{{abbr|red book|This book is covered in flimsy-looking red cardboard.}}]] || {{Itemdb|2101|purchasable}}, also available from [[murky little shop]][http://dw.daftjunk.com/items/index.php?shop=743] in Ephebe and [[A simple makeshift stall]][http://dw.daftjunk.com/items/index.php?shop=659] in Sto Plains (not listed on Kefka's site) || 25 || 0.2777˙ || 0.0111˙ || 3 || 6 || <nowiki>{{Dollars|AM$}}</nowiki> || <nowiki>{{Dollars|AM$}}</nowiki> ||  
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| [[red book|{{abbr|red book|This book is covered in flimsy-looking red cardboard.}}]] || {{Itemdb|2101|purchasable}}, also available from [[murky little shop]][http://dw.daftjunk.com/items/index.php?shop=743] in Ephebe and [[A simple makeshift stall]][http://dw.daftjunk.com/items/index.php?shop=659] in Sto Plains (not listed on Kefka's site) || 25 || 0.2777˙ || 0.0111˙ || 3 || 6 || {{Dollars|AM$5.04}} || {{Dollars|AM$0.25}} ||  
 
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| [[yellow book|{{abbr|yellow book|The cover of this book is made from a flimsy-looking yellow cardboard and is decorated with a crude daisy pattern.}}]] || {{Itemdb|2102|purchasable}}, also available from [[murky little shop]][http://dw.daftjunk.com/items/index.php?shop=743] in Ephebe (not listed on Kefka's site) || 20 || 0.2777˙ || 0.0138˙ || 3 || 6 || <nowiki>{{Dollars|AM$}}</nowiki> || <nowiki>{{Dollars|AM$}}</nowiki> ||  
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| [[yellow book|{{abbr|yellow book|The cover of this book is made from a flimsy-looking yellow cardboard and is decorated with a crude daisy pattern.}}]] || {{Itemdb|2102|purchasable}}, also available from [[murky little shop]][http://dw.daftjunk.com/items/index.php?shop=743] in Ephebe (not listed on Kefka's site) || 20 || 0.2777˙ || 0.0138˙ || 3 || 6 || {{Dollars|AM$5.60}} || {{Dollars|AM$0.28}} ||  
 
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| [[golden book|{{abbr|golden book|This is a beautifully crafted gold-bound tome.}}]] || {{Itemdb|1342|purchasable}} || 25 || 1.1666˙ || 0.0466˙ || 3 || 3 || <nowiki>{{Dollars|AM$}}</nowiki> || <nowiki>{{Dollars|AM$}}</nowiki> ||  
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| [[golden book|{{abbr|golden book|This is a beautifully crafted gold-bound tome.}}]] || {{Itemdb|1342|purchasable}} || 25 || 1.1666˙ || 0.0466˙ || 3 || 3 || {{Dollars|AM$15.20}} || {{Dollars|AM$0.61}} ||  
 
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| [[leather-bound book|{{abbr|leather-bound book|This is a beautifully crafted leather-bound tome.}}]] || {{Itemdb|1343|purchasable}} || 25 || 1.1666˙ || 0.0466˙ || 3 || 3 || <nowiki>{{Dollars|AM$}}</nowiki> || <nowiki>{{Dollars|AM$}}</nowiki> ||  
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| [[leather-bound book|{{abbr|leather-bound book|This is a beautifully crafted leather-bound tome.}}]] || {{Itemdb|1343|purchasable}} || 25 || 1.1666˙ || 0.0466˙ || 3 || 3 || {{Dollars|AM$15.20}} || {{Dollars|AM$0.61}} ||  
 
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| [[blue leather-bound book|{{abbr|blue leather-bound book|Covered in sky blue leather and bound with strong threads, this book is built to survive the roughest treatment.}}]] || {{Itemdb|2100|purchasable}}, also available from [[murky little shop]][http://dw.daftjunk.com/items/index.php?shop=743] in Ephebe (not listed on Kefka's site) || 30 || 0.8333˙ || 0.0277˙ || 7 || 10 || <nowiki>{{Dollars|AM$}}</nowiki> || <nowiki>{{Dollars|AM$}}</nowiki> ||  
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| [[blue leather-bound book|{{abbr|blue leather-bound book|Covered in sky blue leather and bound with strong threads, this book is built to survive the roughest treatment.}}]] || {{Itemdb|2100|purchasable}}, also available from [[murky little shop]][http://dw.daftjunk.com/items/index.php?shop=743] in Ephebe (not listed on Kefka's site) || 30 || 0.8333˙ || 0.0277˙ || 7 || 10 || {{Dollars|AM$20.40}} || {{Dollars|AM$0.68}} ||  
 
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| [[imposing black leather-bound book|{{abbr|imposing black leather-bound book|This heavy book is bound in cardboard as solid as wood and overlaid with resilient black leather, with a brass buckle to keep it from spilling its contents.  The binding leaves the impression that it wouldn't give in to axes, let alone rain, mice or fire.  The Academy of Artificers' staff-and-crossed-hammers seal on the front cover bears witness to its craftsmanship.}}]] || {{Itemdb|7986|purchasable, loot or npc}} || 20 || 3.5 || 0.175 || 12 || 12 || <nowiki>{{Dollars|AM$}}</nowiki> || <nowiki>{{Dollars|AM$}}</nowiki> || <adjective> <colour> leather-bound book is similar (stationery is spelt wrong in the notes for the full shop list on Kefka's site)
 
| [[imposing black leather-bound book|{{abbr|imposing black leather-bound book|This heavy book is bound in cardboard as solid as wood and overlaid with resilient black leather, with a brass buckle to keep it from spilling its contents.  The binding leaves the impression that it wouldn't give in to axes, let alone rain, mice or fire.  The Academy of Artificers' staff-and-crossed-hammers seal on the front cover bears witness to its craftsmanship.}}]] || {{Itemdb|7986|purchasable, loot or npc}} || 20 || 3.5 || 0.175 || 12 || 12 || <nowiki>{{Dollars|AM$}}</nowiki> || <nowiki>{{Dollars|AM$}}</nowiki> || <adjective> <colour> leather-bound book is similar (stationery is spelt wrong in the notes for the full shop list on Kefka's site)
 
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| [[ADJECTIVE COLOUR leather-bound book|{{abbr|<adjective> <colour> leather-bound book|This is a large, squarish book bound in <adjective> <colour> leather.  The spine has been tooled with a small runic invocation against rain, fire, and mice.}}]] || {{Itemdb|4719|purchasable}} || 20 || 2.7222˙ || 0.1361˙ || 12 || 12 || <nowiki>{{Dollars|AM$}}</nowiki> || <nowiki>{{Dollars|AM$}}</nowiki> || imposing black leather-bound book is similar. Adjectives and colours include: metallic bronze, ???
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| [[ADJECTIVE COLOUR leather-bound book|{{abbr|<adjective> <colour> leather-bound book|This is a large, squarish book bound in <adjective> <colour> leather.  The spine has been tooled with a small runic invocation against rain, fire, and mice.}}]] || {{Itemdb|4719|purchasable}} || 20 || 2.7222˙ || 0.1361˙ || 12 || 12 || {{Dollars|AM$29.36}} || {{Dollars|AM$1.47}} || imposing black leather-bound book is similar. Adjectives and colours include: metallic bronze, ???
 
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| [[COLOUR book|{{abbr|<colour> book|This is a rather plain book with a simple <colour> cover.}}]] || {{Itemdb|4334|purchasable}}, also available from legibles alcove in the BP Wizards' Guild: [[Bes_Pelargic L-space Bubble#Legibles_shop]] (shop is not on Kefka's site)|| 25 || 2.5 || 0.1 || 8 || 12 || <nowiki>{{Dollars|AM$}}</nowiki> || <nowiki>{{Dollars|AM$}}</nowiki> ||  
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| [[COLOUR book|{{abbr|<colour> book|This is a rather plain book with a simple <colour> cover.}}]] || {{Itemdb|4334|purchasable}}, also available from legibles alcove in the BP Wizards' Guild: [[Bes_Pelargic L-space Bubble#Legibles_shop]] (shop is not on Kefka's site)|| 25 || 2.5 || 0.1 || 8 || 12 || {{Dollars|AM$11.20}} || {{Dollars|AM$0.45}} ||  
 
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| [[item name for link|{{abbr|item name|item description}}]] || {{Itemdb|KEFKAITEMNUMBERHERE|purchasable, loot or npc}} || ??pages?? || ??weight?? || ??weight/pages?? || ??width?? || ??height?? || <nowiki>{{Dollars|AM$}}</nowiki> || <nowiki>{{Dollars|AM$}}</nowiki> || ??notes??
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| [[ledger|{{abbr|ledger|This is a ledger, used for keeping track of business operations.}}]] || {{Itemdb|1697|purchasable}} || 10 || 1.1666˙ || 0.1166˙ || 8 || 10 || <nowiki>{{Dollars|AM$}}</nowiki> || <nowiki>{{Dollars|AM$}}</nowiki> ||  
 
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| [[item name for link|{{abbr|item name|item description}}]] || {{Itemdb|KEFKAITEMNUMBERHERE|purchasable, loot or npc}} || ??pages?? || ??weight?? || ??weight/pages?? || ??width?? || ??height?? || <nowiki>{{Dollars|AM$}}</nowiki> || <nowiki>{{Dollars|AM$}}</nowiki> || ??notes??
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| [[guest book|{{abbr|guest book|This is a large, leather-bound book designed for happy couples to record the names of their guests in.  It has a bouquet of roses shown on the front.}}]] || {{Itemdb|1891|purchasable}} || 10 || 1.1666˙ || 0.1166˙ || 3 || 3 || <nowiki>{{Dollars|AM$}}</nowiki> || <nowiki>{{Dollars|AM$}}</nowiki> || Cover is written on in Morporkian: Wedding Guests & Happy Memories
 
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| [[item name for link|{{abbr|item name|item description}}]] || {{Itemdb|KEFKAITEMNUMBERHERE|purchasable, loot or npc}} || ??pages?? || ??weight?? || ??weight/pages?? || ??width?? || ??height?? || <nowiki>{{Dollars|AM$}}</nowiki> || <nowiki>{{Dollars|AM$}}</nowiki> || ??notes??
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| [[cheerful sparkly pink notepad|{{abbr|cheerful sparkly pink notepad|The thin pink cardboard covering this little spiral-bound notebook has been thickly dusted with pretty sparkly glitter.}}]] || {{Itemdb|7656|purchasable}} || 20 || 0.2777˙ || 0.0138˙ || 4 || 6 || <nowiki>{{Dollars|AM$}}</nowiki> || <nowiki>{{Dollars|AM$}}</nowiki> ||  
 
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| [[green notepad|{{abbr|green notepad|This is a small green notepad and has a sketch of a mosquito on its cover.}}]] || {{Itemdb|5173|purchasable or npc}}, also not listed on Kefka's site but available from: mosquito watchers in Bes Pelargic or Fat Sandra at Fat Sally's on the Isle of Gods || 5 || 0.1666˙ || 0.0333˙ || 4 || 6 || <nowiki>{{Dollars|AM$}}</nowiki> || <nowiki>{{Dollars|AM$}}</nowiki> || ??notes??
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| [[green notepad|{{abbr|green notepad|This is a small green notepad and has a sketch of a mosquito on its cover.}}]] || {{Itemdb|5173|purchasable or npc}}, also not listed on Kefka's site but available from: mosquito watchers in Bes Pelargic or Fat Sandra at Fat Sally's on the Isle of Gods || 5 || 0.1666˙ || 0.0333˙ || 4 || 6 || <nowiki>{{Dollars|AM$}}</nowiki> || <nowiki>{{Dollars|AM$}}</nowiki> ||  
 
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| [[item name for link|{{abbr|item name|item description}}]] || {{Itemdb|KEFKAITEMNUMBERHERE|purchasable, loot or npc}} || ??pages?? || ??weight?? || ??weight/pages?? || ??width?? || ??height?? || <nowiki>{{Dollars|AM$}}</nowiki> || <nowiki>{{Dollars|AM$}}</nowiki> || ??notes??
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| [[notepad|{{abbr|notepad|This is a small notepad.}}]] || {{Itemdb|1696|purchasable or npc}}, also available from but not listed on Kefka's site: [[Petra Protest]] in Ankh-Morpork or [[lost-looking cartographer]] in Ramtops terrains || 10 || 0.6111˙ || 0.0611˙ || 2 || 2 || {{Dollars|AM$2.84}} || {{Dollars|AM$0.28}} ||
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| [[cheap papyrus notebook|{{abbr|cheap papyrus notebook|This is a neatly bound booklet of cheap, flimsy sheets of low-grade papyrus.  The cover is a marginally thicker piece of papyrus decorated with a crudely inked illustration of a pyramid.}}]] || {{Itemdb|3775|purchasable}} || 16 || ??weight?? || ??weight/pages?? || ??width?? || ??height?? || {{Dollars|AM$2.68}} || {{Dollars|AM$0.17}} ||
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| [[bundle of papyrus sheets|{{abbr|bundle of papyrus sheets|This is a pile of roughly squared papyrus sheets, neatly sewn together down one edge to form a book.}}]] || {{Itemdb|3776|purchasable}} || 16 || 0.7222˙ || 0.0451 || 8 || 12 || {{Dollars|AM$11.80}} || {{Dollars|AM$0.74}} ||
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| [[scale-embossed book|{{abbr|scale-embossed book|Square and solid, of a size to fit nicely in the hand, this book has been bound entirely in shimmering leather, embossed with a pattern of fish scales.  The front cover has been embossed with a creel and fishing pole.  A silver clasp in the shape of a fishing hook adorns the side.}}]] || {{Itemdb|7017|purchasable}} || 32 || 1.8333˙ || 0.0573 || 4 || 6 || <nowiki>{{Dollars|AM$}}</nowiki> || <nowiki>{{Dollars|AM$}}</nowiki> ||
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| [[silver-blue silk book|{{abbr|silver-blue silk book|Square and solid, of a size to fit nicely in the hand, this book has been bound in a pale silvery blue silk that shimmers like sunlight on water.  A thin band of silver inset with clear cabochon crystals in the shape of rain droplets borders the edge of the cover.  A beautifully worked catch, shaped like a woman's delicate hand, holds the book shut when closed.}}]] || {{Itemdb|7013|purchasable}} || 32 || 1.8333˙ || 0.0573 || 4 || 6 || <nowiki>{{Dollars|AM$}}</nowiki> || <nowiki>{{Dollars|AM$}}</nowiki> ||
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| [[linen-bound book|{{abbr|linen-bound book|Square and solid, of a size to fit nicely in the hand, this book has been bound entirely in stiffened Llamedese linen, gleaming with the unsullied purity of fresh creamy-white cloth.  A decorative border of silver-grey knotwork has been embroidered along the edges of the covers, and more adorns the spine, leaving only a narrow panel for a title.}}]] || {{Itemdb|7014|purchasable}} || 32 || 1.9444˙ || 0.0608 || 4 || 6 || {{Dollars|AM$49.04}} || {{Dollars|AM$1.53}} ||
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| [[sturdy pocketbook|{{abbr|sturdy pocketbook|Simple and practical, this solid little pocketbook has a thick, waterproof leather binding and a press-stud to hold it closed.  The front is embossed with an elegant maze design.}}]] || {{Itemdb|7029|purchasable}} || 32 || 2.1666˙ || 0.0677 || 4 || 6 || <nowiki>{{Dollars|AM$}}</nowiki> || <nowiki>{{Dollars|AM$}}</nowiki> ||
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| [[speckled fluffy book|{{abbr|speckled fluffy book|Square and solid, of a size to fit nicely in the hand, this book has been bound in something that looks... for all the world like felted pocket lint.  The speckled, multicoloured cover is bordered with a thicker row of fluff around the edges, lending it an extra-cushiony look.  An attached cord of braided yarn with small fluffy tassels at the end can be tied to hold the book closed when not in use.}}]] || {{Itemdb|7019|purchasable}} || 32 || 2.0555˙ || 0.0642 || 4 || 6 || <nowiki>{{Dollars|AM$}}</nowiki> || <nowiki>{{Dollars|AM$}}</nowiki> ||
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| [[slim leather-bound book|{{abbr|slim leather-bound book|Square and solid, of a size to fit nicely in the hand, this book has been bound in pale leather, thin and supple.  The front cover has been lightly tooled with a man's face, his eyes inset with two garnets and an unfathomable smile on his lips; a similar, smaller face adorns the spine.}}]] || {{Itemdb|7026|purchasable}} || 32 || 2.1666˙ || 0.0677 || 4 || 6 || <nowiki>{{Dollars|AM$}}</nowiki> || <nowiki>{{Dollars|AM$}}</nowiki> ||
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| [[rumpled leather-bound book|{{abbr|rumpled leather-bound book|Square and solid, of a size to fit nicely in the hand, this book has been bound entirely in leather that somehow looks slightly rumpled and travel worn.  Etched upon the front cover is an image of a surprised looking matron in a dressing gown, with her hair put up in curlers.  Battered leather straps, that might almost be found upon an old-fashioned valise, hold the book secure when closed.}}]] || {{Itemdb|7023|purchasable}} || ??pages?? || ??weight?? || ??weight/pages?? || ??width?? || ??height?? || <nowiki>{{Dollars|AM$}}</nowiki> || <nowiki>{{Dollars|AM$}}</nowiki> || ??notes??
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Revision as of 08:24, 15 November 2018

You can write on paper, books, and some other things with various writing implements.

Syntax

write with <object> on <object> in <language>
write on <object> with <object> in <language>
write with <object> on <object>
write on <object> with <object>

The "write" command will drop you into your chosen editor to write on the item. You'll finish writing when you save--if you quit without saving, you won't actually write anything.

scribble <message> on <object> with <object>
scribble <message> in <language> on <object> with <object>

The "scribble" command lets you write one line on the item, immediately.

sign <object> with <object>

The "sign" command adds a signature to the item. It looks like this:

Written in cursive <ink> is the authentic and attested signature of <your name>:
<your name including title>

Language

Unless you otherwise specify the language you want to write in, you will write in the language you are currently speaking. This is true for all of the writing commands.

When reading something in your native language, the writing looks like this:

Written in <ink>:

If it's in a language other than your native one, it looks like this:

Written in <ink> in <language>:

Signatures also have the "in <language>" bit added to them.

If you write something in a language you don't have a high enough level of written in, it may be partially unreadable even by someone with 100 levels of written in that language. That is, parts of it may not translate properly.

Writing instruments

Some writing instruments need ink. For these, you need to get a bottle of ink, then "dip <writing implement> {in|into} <ink well>" before you can write with them. You can then "wipe <writing implement>" to remove the ink from it (this is necessary to change colours).

Item Source Appearance of ink or other Weight (lb) Notes
<colour> soap crayon [1] <colour> crayon Can only be used to write on people; the writing washes off with water (causing bubbles). They run out after being used a certain amount.
<colour> wax crayon [2] <colour> crayon Can be used in colouring books as well as for writing.
ancient kauri pen Brookless calligraphy shop <description> <color> chancery hand Needs ink. Description of writing seems to take skillcheck.
antique silver fountain pen [3] <colour> ink Needs ink.
bamboo reed pen [4] rusty black ink
barbed quill [5] blood Does a small amount of damage when held; uses faith.items.scroll to hold.
black fountain pen [6] <description> <color> italics Needs ink. Description of writing seems to take skillcheck.
bloodwood oblique pen Brookless calligraphy shop <description> <color> roundhand Needs ink. Description of writing seems to take skillcheck.
bone stylus [7] scratches
buckeye burl oblique pen Brookless calligraphy shop <description> <color> ladies' hand Needs ink. Description of writing seems to take skillcheck.
clerk's quill [8] <colour> ink Needs ink.
deep blue fountain pen [9] <description> <color> italics Needs ink. Description of writing seems to take skillcheck.
ebony fountain pen [10] <colour> ink Needs ink.
ebony pen Brookless calligraphy shop <description> <color> heavy gothic script Needs ink. Description of writing seems to take skillcheck.
elegant black fountain pen [11] <description> <colour> ink handwriting Needs ink. Description of writing seems to take skillcheck.
elegant golden plume [12] warm cinnamon-coloured ink
enamelled calligraphy brush [13] <description> <colour> ink calligraphy Needs ink.
expensive ebony calligraphy brush [14] <description> <colour> ink calligraphy Needs ink. Description of writing depends on crafts.arts.calligraphy skill. You can also "paint" words on blank paper with this brush (which does not require ink).[1]
gold nib pen [15] <colour> ink Needs ink.
golden quill pen [16] <colour> ink Needs ink.
green glass stylus [17] subtly green-tinted indentations
grey goose quill [18] <colour> ink Needs ink.
holly clockwork pen Brookless calligraphy shop <description> <color> italics Needs ink. Description of writing seems to take skillcheck. This gives off chats.
humble wooden calligraphy brush [19] <description> <colour> ink calligraphy Needs ink. Description of writing depends on crafts.arts.calligraphy skill.
Hwel quill stall in Thespians' Yard messy, scratchy black ink
jaunty crimson plume [20] crimson ink
lacquered calligraphy brush [21]  ?  ?
longtail oblique pen Brookless calligraphy shop <description> <color> ornamental script Needs ink. Description of writing seems to take skillcheck.
midnight black quill pen [22] <description> <colour> ink secretary hand Needs ink. Description of writing depends on crafts.arts.calligraphy skill.
old leaky quill [23] messy, splotchy dark blue ink &&&&+100 1/9
ornate silver fountain pen [24] <colour> ink Needs ink.
quill [25] ink &&&&+300 3/9
rainbird quill [26] <colour> ink Needs ink.
rose-coloured glass italic pen [27] <description> <colour> handwriting Needs ink. Description of writing depends on crafts.arts.calligraphy skill.
seagull feather quill [28] sepia ink
shimmering blue iris pen [29] <description> <colour> handwriting Needs ink. Description of writing depends on crafts.arts.calligraphy skill.
silver dragon fountain pen [30] <colour> ink Needs ink.
silver fountain pen[2] [31] <colour> ink The ink changes colour; see silver fountain pen for details. The current colour is apparent in the description.
silver scrollwork fountain pen [32] <colour> ink Needs ink.
sleek black plume [33] rich black ink flecked with silver
slim black fountain pen [34] <description> <color> italics Needs ink. Description of writing seems to take skillcheck.
slim ivory calligraphy brush [35] <description> <colour> ink calligraphy Needs ink. Description of writing depends on crafts.arts.calligraphy skill. You can also "paint" words on blank paper with this brush (which does not require ink).[3]
souvenir fountain pen [36] <colour> ink Needs ink.
small neat quill [37] fussy green ink
stormy petrel quill [38] <colour> ink Needs ink.
sturdy purple plume [39] rich purple ink
swan's wing plume [40] elegant black ink
swansdown quill [41] <colour> ink Needs ink.
typewriter [42] typed characters "Put" a piece of paper in it, then "type on typewriter".
vulture feather quill [43] <colour> ink Needs ink.
wooden pencil [44] pencil &&&&+300 3/9
zebrawood oblique pen Brookless calligraphy shop <description> <color> copperplate Needs ink. Description of writing seems to take skillcheck.

Books

Item Source Pages Weight (lb) Weight/pages Width (in) Height (in) Print shop copy AM$ Print shop copy AM$/pages Notes
cheap flimsy chapbook purchasable 32 0.2777˙ 0.0087 8 12 &&&&&&&&&&&+1196 AM$2.99 &&&&&&&&&&&&&+36 AM$0.09
black book purchasable 25 0.3888˙ 0.0156 3 4 &&&&&&&&&&&+2240 AM$5.60 &&&&&&&&&&&&&+88 AM$0.22 In the Stationery Warehouse: Suddenly a deep voice says out of nowhere: "NO BLACK BOOKS, BAH, STATIONERY SHOPS THESE DAYS!"
ricepaper book purchasable 31 0.3888˙ 0.0126 5 8 &&&&&&&&&&&+6360 AM$15.90 &&&&&&&&&&&&+204 AM$0.51
brown book purchasable, also available from A simple makeshift stall[45] (not listed on Kefka's site) in Sto Plains 25 1.1666˙ 0.0466˙ 3 3 &&&&&&&&&&&+4480 AM$11.20 &&&&&&&&&&&&+180 AM$0.45
red book purchasable, also available from murky little shop[46] in Ephebe and A simple makeshift stall[47] in Sto Plains (not listed on Kefka's site) 25 0.2777˙ 0.0111˙ 3 6 &&&&&&&&&&&+2016 AM$5.04 &&&&&&&&&&&&+100 AM$0.25
yellow book purchasable, also available from murky little shop[48] in Ephebe (not listed on Kefka's site) 20 0.2777˙ 0.0138˙ 3 6 &&&&&&&&&&&+2240 AM$5.60 &&&&&&&&&&&&+112 AM$0.28
golden book purchasable 25 1.1666˙ 0.0466˙ 3 3 &&&&&&&&&&&+6080 AM$15.20 &&&&&&&&&&&&+244 AM$0.61
leather-bound book purchasable 25 1.1666˙ 0.0466˙ 3 3 &&&&&&&&&&&+6080 AM$15.20 &&&&&&&&&&&&+244 AM$0.61
blue leather-bound book purchasable, also available from murky little shop[49] in Ephebe (not listed on Kefka's site) 30 0.8333˙ 0.0277˙ 7 10 &&&&&&&&&&&+8160 AM$20.40 &&&&&&&&&&&&+272 AM$0.68
imposing black leather-bound book purchasable, loot or npc 20 3.5 0.175 12 12 {{Dollars|AM$}} {{Dollars|AM$}} <adjective> <colour> leather-bound book is similar (stationery is spelt wrong in the notes for the full shop list on Kefka's site)
<adjective> <colour> leather-bound book purchasable 20 2.7222˙ 0.1361˙ 12 12 &&&&&&&&&&+11744 AM$29.36 &&&&&&&&&&&&+588 AM$1.47 imposing black leather-bound book is similar. Adjectives and colours include: metallic bronze, ???
<colour> book purchasable, also available from legibles alcove in the BP Wizards' Guild: Bes_Pelargic L-space Bubble#Legibles_shop (shop is not on Kefka's site) 25 2.5 0.1 8 12 &&&&&&&&&&&+4480 AM$11.20 &&&&&&&&&&&&+180 AM$0.45
ledger purchasable 10 1.1666˙ 0.1166˙ 8 10 {{Dollars|AM$}} {{Dollars|AM$}}
guest book purchasable 10 1.1666˙ 0.1166˙ 3 3 {{Dollars|AM$}} {{Dollars|AM$}} Cover is written on in Morporkian: Wedding Guests & Happy Memories
cheerful sparkly pink notepad purchasable 20 0.2777˙ 0.0138˙ 4 6 {{Dollars|AM$}} {{Dollars|AM$}}
green notepad purchasable or npc, also not listed on Kefka's site but available from: mosquito watchers in Bes Pelargic or Fat Sandra at Fat Sally's on the Isle of Gods 5 0.1666˙ 0.0333˙ 4 6 {{Dollars|AM$}} {{Dollars|AM$}}
notepad purchasable or npc, also available from but not listed on Kefka's site: Petra Protest in Ankh-Morpork or lost-looking cartographer in Ramtops terrains 10 0.6111˙ 0.0611˙ 2 2 &&&&&&&&&&&+1136 AM$2.84 &&&&&&&&&&&&+112 AM$0.28
cheap papyrus notebook purchasable 16  ??weight??  ??weight/pages??  ??width??  ??height?? &&&&&&&&&&&+1072 AM$2.68 &&&&&&&&&&&&&+68 AM$0.17
bundle of papyrus sheets purchasable 16 0.7222˙ 0.0451 8 12 &&&&&&&&&&&+4720 AM$11.80 &&&&&&&&&&&&+296 AM$0.74
scale-embossed book purchasable 32 1.8333˙ 0.0573 4 6 {{Dollars|AM$}} {{Dollars|AM$}}
silver-blue silk book purchasable 32 1.8333˙ 0.0573 4 6 {{Dollars|AM$}} {{Dollars|AM$}}
linen-bound book purchasable 32 1.9444˙ 0.0608 4 6 &&&&&&&&&&+19616 AM$49.04 &&&&&&&&&&&&+612 AM$1.53
sturdy pocketbook purchasable 32 2.1666˙ 0.0677 4 6 {{Dollars|AM$}} {{Dollars|AM$}}
speckled fluffy book purchasable 32 2.0555˙ 0.0642 4 6 {{Dollars|AM$}} {{Dollars|AM$}}
slim leather-bound book purchasable 32 2.1666˙ 0.0677 4 6 {{Dollars|AM$}} {{Dollars|AM$}}
rumpled leather-bound book purchasable  ??pages??  ??weight??  ??weight/pages??  ??width??  ??height?? {{Dollars|AM$}} {{Dollars|AM$}}  ??notes??

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Footnotes

  1. This requires around 36-58 crafts gp, and the result looks like "Written in <size>, <description> calligraphy in Agatean". It can only be done in Agatean and if your skills are too low you may get a garbled result.
  2. Those who can see in octarine see: This polished silver pen sits comfortably in the hand, and the nib is shaped for a flowing, easy to read copperplate. Just above the nib, the shaft has been decorated with a small rainbow, including the eighth colour of the spectrum, octarine. The nib glistens with <colour> ink. The pen shimmers with an octarine rainbow of colourful potentiality.
  3. This requires around 36-58 crafts gp, and the result looks like "Written in <size>, <description> calligraphy in Agatean". It can only be done in Agatean and if your skills are too low you may get a garbled result.