Other "Alice Class" Titles

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Sat Dec 1 16:11:57 EST 2001


In a message dated 01-12-01 12:17:30 EST, jbkrygie at cc.owu.edu writes:

<< What I have noticed in the last few years is that the 1930s
 pictorial DJ MLs garner much excitement and bidding on
 eBay - particularly those discontinued prior to 1940.
 Fitzgerald's 'Great Gatsby' probably tops the treasure
 category from this era. >>

I think Gatsby is a grail because the author wrote a new (and very wonderful) 
introduction for the ML edition, not anything to do with the DJ, which is 
rather plain, IIRC. It could have been a Sun Dial press edition and still 
garnered the same enthusiasm (and price) among Fitzgerald devotees.

Bob Riedel



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