OT:Just for giggles - how many EL collectors?
kamins at dogeared.com
Thu Dec 11 12:54:57 EST 2003
At 9:15 AM -0500 12/11/03, Sharon Biederman wrote:
> A larger topic, and a fascinating one, is the obsession
>of book collecting in general. Very few of the ML collectors I have known
>collect only the Modern Library. Most collect another author, another
>series, etc. Assuming that the Modern Library is one's primary
>collection, what is the secondary one? Mine is Charles Dickens.
Actually, I'm a mono-obsessor. The only time I start to collect
something else is when I can't find any ML's or I can't think of
anything to add to Dogeared. I've tried collecting Terry Pratchett,
but ending up trading them all in for credit at Powell's Books for
Overtime I've tried collecting non-books (stamps, coins, matchbooks)
but nothing held me.
`\|||/ Scot Kamins
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