Where have all the buckrams gone? Scott, Richard, and Gordon
jwol at fast.net
Fri Apr 18 08:50:51 EDT 2003
Richard: While checking my list against yours to add to the efforts here, I
noticed two books with the same prefix and different decimals. I have a
copy of 134.2, Meredith's Richard Feveral and you list 134.1. The .2 copy
has an intro by Stevenson. If your copy has a Stevenson intro it is 134.2,
if not, we can add another buckram to the database. Also, I have a copy of
150.3, Autobiography of Cellini. You list 150.2, Stendhal's Charterhouse.
Henry's guide does not list this edition in buckram. Would you
double-check to see if you have the wrong suffix, if you found another
buckram, ... or if I am having difficulties with numbers after a taxing
Scott: It may be prudent to include the decimal in view of the above.
Although Henry probably has seen more ML buckrams than many of us combined,
it is possible a small production run did not come to his hand, or there
was a print typo in the guide.
Gordon: Coincidentally, I picked up my buckram copy of 149.2, The Making
of Man, and noticed the seller had "Gibraltar Binding" penciled beside the
price on the front end paper. I remember buying it and thought it was just
the sellers innovative description of the binding. Seems he was well
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