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).


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