1st ML, (was 1933 ML Top Ten Best Sellers)

Gross, Mike (Promotion) mgross at charlotteobserver.com
Wed Apr 23 11:01:41 EDT 2003


My first two MLs, purchased while in high school, were Poe's Selected Tales
and Famous Ghost Stories. I bought them in a department store bookshop at a
time when department stores were still located downtown and had bookshops!

Michael

> ----------
> From: 	Sharon Biederman
> Reply To: 	modlib at algol.owu.edu
> Sent: 	Wednesday, April 23, 2003 10:31 AM
> To: 	modlib at algol.owu.edu
> Subject: 	1st ML, (was 1933 ML Top Ten Best Sellers)
> 
> Good Morning,
> 
>    This is a great thread.  My first ML was a copy of The Complete
> Writings of Thucydides, purchased in a used bookstore.  At that time I had
> no idea the books came with dust jackets.  
> 
>                   Sharon
> 
> 
>  On Wed, 23 Apr 2003, j b krygier wrote:
> 
> > Emanuel Brown wrote:
> > 
> > > On Mon, 21 Apr 2003 JOSEPH HILL wrote:
> > > 
> > >>I have never sold a copy of,Of Human Bondage AND have about 10 copies
> in
> > >>stock.
> > > 
> > > 	I'm amazed to hear this! The first ML I ever bought was that title
> > 
> > 
> > That was my first ML also - back in Madison WI.  Bought
> > to read (and it was read on the UW Union Terrace overlooking
> > Lake Monona).  After that, I would try and get the ML ed
> > of any 'classic' I wanted to read because the small hardcover
> > format was much easier to read than paperbacks or big hardcovers.
> > 
> > jk
> > 
> > 
> 
> 



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