kamins at dogeared.com
Sat Oct 16 14:04:50 EDT 2004
Checking my Shakespeares, all are top-stained either light grey or
very dark grey/black.
At 1:28 PM -0400 10/16/04, GORDON NEAVILL wrote:
>The top edges of ML books in Blumenthal bindings were
>stained gray or red. All of my Shakespeares have top edges
>stained in gray, but some were probably stained in red. The
>ML ceased staining the top edge in spring 1963 when the
>Blumenthal binding was modified.
>---- Original message ----
>>Date: Sat, 16 Oct 2004 11:51:41 EDT
>>From: Agcpa at aol.com
>>Subject: Two questions
>>To: modlib at algol.owu.edu
>> I recently bought on ebay a few Shakespeares that
>> have different colors on the edge of the paper.
>> White, slate gray and brownish. Are the latter two
>> the result of shelf wear or do these colors date
>> them more properly?
>> Alan G.
>> P.S. Scot, bring it back, for us newerbies if
>> nobody else. If it is a matter of subsidizing the
>> band width bill, I'm sure that there are a lot of us
>> that would contribute, even if updates are less
> > frequent. ALG.
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