B and L Dust jackets

j b krygier jbkrygie at owu.edu
Tue Nov 19 19:02:10 EST 2002


DCHOCK7 at aol.com wrote:

> I can confirm that I have a number of cream colored Boni 
 > and Liveright dust jackets where the end flaps of the DJ
 > are also cream colored. Presumably, if all B and L jackets
 > had a bluish tinge, then these end flaps, protected as
 > they were, would also be blue. I also have a number of
 > "bluish" B and L jackets where all parts of the DJ are blue.
 > I'm guessing that the DJs were issued in cream, blue and
 > possibly "greenish" colors, but I have no proof of that.

I checked my DJ flaps.  Out of 13 B&Ls 7 are blue or
bluish and 6 are tan (flaps and all).  A few of the
tan DJ's are almost gold in color, so maybe that was
the orig. color of the tan DJs.  No greenish color
until the flex shelf (Hearn, Ferber).

jk




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