Henry Miller Cover PRice
kamins at dogeared.com
Tue Dec 23 00:29:47 EST 2003
At 9:21 PM -0800 12/22/03, JOSEPH HILL wrote:
>This volume was only IP 1983-1985.
>The cover price in '83 was $7.95
>The cover price in '85 was $18.00!!
Price of glue must have gone up.
"[Books of great authors] are regarded as part of the necessary
furniture of the house -- not of the mind; and having been duly and
dutifully bought they are taught to know their place on the appointed
shelf. They are taken as read. . . . There are few men now who, when
a new book is published, read an old one."
- anonymous 19th century cynic
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