Fwd: Re: Coronet MLs

John Krygier jbkrygie at owu.edu
Wed Dec 8 19:46:02 EST 2004



Begin forwarded message:

> From: "Gordon Neavill" <aa3401 at wayne.edu>
> To: <modlib at algol.owu.edu>
> References: <005301c4dd7a$7ea7eee0$c071480c at vy373>
> Subject: Re: Coronet MLs
> Date: Wed, 8 Dec 2004 18:53:59 -0500
>
> The Modern Library sometimes rented its plates to other reprint =
> publishers as a way of generating additional income.  They couldn't do 
> =
> this was copyrighted titles, but they did it for a number of works in =
> the public domain.  Sometimes the Modern Library would buy plates from 
> =
> another publisher (such as the reprint publisher A. L. Burt) and use =
> them for their own printings.  Books printed by other publishers from =
> plates used for ML printings have no connection with the ML except for 
> =
> the financial transaction involved.
>
> Barry Neavill




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