Schreiner "Story of an African Farm" HC DJ

Sun Dec 12 21:18:02 EST 2004

I have a hardcover Story of an African Farm in dj -- also 
spring 1941 -- only the inset panel of mine is gray rather 
than brown as John's appears in the scan.  Is it the scan, 
or are there variant jackets?


---- Original message ----
>Date: Sun, 12 Dec 2004 20:02:53 -0500
>From: John Krygier <jbkrygie at>  
>Subject: Schreiner "Story of an African Farm" HC DJ  
>To: ModLib List <modlib at>
>Hi all,
>Among a few of my recent ML finds - a 1st edition of Gibbons
>"Decline & Fall" in good DJs for $5, and a hard cover copy 
of Wilde's
>"Dorian Gray" with #1 on the DJ spine (there was a hard 
cover #1
>Dorian Gray for a few years in the early '40s) - is a copy 
of the
>one hard cover ML DJ I had never seen - Schreiner's "Story 
of an
>African Farm."
>I believe the Schreiner HC DJ, along with two missing 
Shakespeare DJs,
>are the only hard cover ML DJs missing from the dogeared 
>The DJ has 271 titles, and a Spring 1941 catalog.
>Here is a scan of the DJ: the first is normal size, the 
second a
>higher rez scan for Scot:
>I am guessing the hard cover Schreiner is very scarce with 
a DJ and
>curious if anyone else out there has one.
>John K.
Gordon B. Neavill
Associate Professor
Library and Information Science Program
Wayne State University
Detroit, MI 48202
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