Chandler: Farewell My Lovely/Lady in the Lake

BJ bjwhite at sacoriver.net
Sun Apr 28 15:17:04 EDT 2002


Hello,
I am new this list and know very little about collecting fine books (I have
been buying, reading, and keeping books all my life) I wonder if someone
would explain what the binding #'s mean, and what is Toledano guide? Thanks,
Bj
----- Original Message -----
From: "j b krygier" <jbkrygie at cc.owu.edu>
To: "ModLib List" <modlib at algol.owu.edu>
Sent: Sunday, April 28, 2002 12:02 PM
Subject: Chandler: Farewell My Lovely/Lady in the Lake


> Hi Modlib,
>
> The group has been rather quiet as of late!
>
> I found a 1st ed of Chandler's "Farewell My Lovely/Lady in the Lake"
> (ML 377.1) and was diligently checking it off in my Toledano guide
> when I noticed the book has Toledano binding 12, but with Kent
> endpapers.  A non-1st ed. of this title in my possession has binding
> 12 with the Fujita endpapers.  Henry's Guide implies that binding 11
> was the last with Kent endpapers.
>
> This was, obviously, an exciting discovery on a quiet sunday morn.
>
> I checked my other 1967 1sts and found:
>
>     Auchincloss: Rector of Justin: Fujita
>     Faulkner: As I Lay Dying: Kent
>     Faulkner: Pylon: Fujita
>     Greene: Quiet American: Fujita
>     Misc.: Renaissance Philosophy, v. 1: Fujita
>     Sartre: Reprieve: Fujita
>
> I don't have 1sts of Bradford: Of Plymouth Plantation, Misc.: Four
> Contemporary French Plays, or Wilde: Picture of Dorian Gray.
>
> So, there are at least two titles (Chandler and Faulkner's As I Lay
> Dying) where binding 12 did have the older Kent endpapers.
>
>
> John K.
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