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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