Which is the real 1st Franklin jacket?

Scot Kamins kamins at dogeared.com
Mon Sep 1 13:52:37 EDT 2003


At 1:15 PM -0400 9/1/03, Gordon Neavill wrote:
>I have a very good copy of the uniform typographic Franklin jacket which
>I'll scan for you in case you want to replace the image you've just posted.
>It has a spring 1932 list

That would be lovely!

But which is the real first DJ - the textual or the pictorial??? Or 
is there no way to tell?

>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Scot Kamins" <kamins at dogeared.com>
>To: "ML LIstServ" <modlib at algol.owu.edu>
>Sent: Monday, September 01, 2003 12:46 PM
>Subject: Which is the real 1st Franklin jacket?
>
>
>>  I have just pulled from the Internet a somewhat distorted image of
>>  the 1932 text version DJ of the Benjamin Franklin autobiography. I've
>>  reconstructed it - albeit poorly - and added it to the Franklin  page:
>>
>>  http://www.dogeared.com/authors/fAuthors/FranklinJackets.html
>>
>>  Tolendano doesn't mention a text version of this jacket, but this one
>>  has the requisite 200 titles listed on the DJ inverse. Note the
>>  difference in the text on the DJ front.
>>
>>  SO which is the correct 1st dust jacket - the textual one, as I claim
>>  on the page (arbitrarily), or the pictorial one?
>>
>>  --
>>  Scot Kamins, ABR
>>  Specializing in Brokerage Services for Home Buyers
>>  (with Scott Trahan Realty Brokerage, Portland OR)
>>  "I Listen."
>>  (503) 997-0199


-- 
Scot Kamins, ABR
Specializing in Brokerage Services for Home Buyers
(with Scott Trahan Realty Brokerage, Portland OR)
"I Listen."
(503) 997-0199



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