first of cyrano

Scot Kamins kamins at
Fri Apr 27 14:29:53 EDT 2001

Can you describe the texture of the binding of the book? Is it regularly 
patterned? What color is it?

In a recent e-mail, acpertusi at said (in part):

>I have a first edition of cyrano de bergerac. the book does state first 
>modern library edition
>1929 with translation by brian hooker and introduction by clayton 
>hamilton. there is 158 titles stated on the back of the dj, which is one 
>less number than indicated in the guide. the dj is
>strange in several ways:again, on the back of the dj it states the modern 
> york
>in canada. the macmillian company of canada. ltd.toronto.
>too, there is no torchbearer emblem either on the spine or anywhere on the 
>dj.the spine does have a 154 book #. also, on the front of the dj there 
>are no lines or modern library notation.    
>what do I have? My friend henry thinks it is a copy from a gift package.

Scot Kamins

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