Lost Illusions 1st - is it a giant transitional binding?

Amy dbapaper at ix.netcom.com
Wed Apr 25 23:59:22 EDT 2001


The Dust Jacket for the later printing of Lost Illusions is identical to the
First Edition, with the drawing of Balzac on the front panel.

Amy

Scot Kamins wrote:

> In a recent e-mail, dbapaper at ix.netcom.com said (in part):
>
> >    I sold a first printing of Lost illusions recently that had a Type G6
> >spine but the "ml" blindstamp (i.e. the letters ml, not the
> >torchbearer logo) on the front cover -- the same combination as the Type
> >12 binding for regular-size Modern Library books
> >(older style torchbearer on spine with "ml" blindstamp on cover). I think
> >this is what Scot means as a "transitional binding."
>
> YES YES YES! Exactly what I would have said if my words had been flowing
> correctly.
>
> >    I have a later printing of the title here (they do exist, apparently),
> >which has a Type G7 spine and the "ml" blindstamp that one
> >would expect on a Giant issued in the late 1960s.
>
> Does it have Balzac's picture on teh dust jacket?
>
> >    It appears that for this title did use a combination of spine and
> >blindstamp that's not been noted before.
>
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