1917 Modern Library (Boni) H G Wells ~ WAR IN THE AIR

GORDON NEAVILL aa3401 at wayne.edu
Mon Aug 15 20:43:10 EDT 2005


You have the first printing!

Barry

---- Original message ----
>Date: Mon, 15 Aug 2005 18:00:37 -0400
>From: Toby G Levy <tobylevy at juno.com>  
>Subject: Re: 1917 Modern Library (Boni) H G Wells ~ WAR IN
THE AIR  
>To: modlib at algol.owu.edu
>
>I thought I died and went to heaven when I finally found my
copy.  And
>I've forgotten whether I got it in a book store or on line. 
The $25
>price tag is still pencilled in, which leads me to believe I
got it at a
>book store.
>
>My copy is a little different from the one cited below. 
Instead of the
>sentence "with new preface to reprint edition" found below
the author's
>name, mine says "with Illustrations by Eric Pape."  Does that
make mine a
>first edition? There is no preface at all in mine. 
>
>No dj for mine, either.
>
>The book is a great read, full of gigantic flights of
imagination one
>would expect from the writer of  "The War of the Worlds" and
"the Time
>Machine."  The premise is that as soon as mankind takes war
into the
>skies, then the entire human race will likely perish!
>
>Toby
>
>On Mon, 15 Aug 2005 15:14:07 -0400 GORDON NEAVILL
<aa3401 at wayne.edu>
>writes:
>> This appears to be a second printing.  I've only seen one copy
>> in dj ... not mine, unfortunately.
>> 
>> Barry
>> 
>> ---- Original message ----
>> >Date: Mon, 15 Aug 2005 10:31:01 -0700
>> >From: Scot Kamins <kamins at dogeared.com>  
>> >Subject: 1917 Modern Library (Boni) H G Wells ~ WAR IN THE
AIR  
>> >To: ML ListServ <modlib at algol.owu.edu>
>> >
>> >   Folks,
>> >   I was beginning to question whether this title
>> >   actually existed!
>> >   Here's the first one I've seen:
>> >
>> >   http://babyurl.com/BWOEwo
>> >
>> >   No dust jacket though, sadly.
>> >   Scot Kamins
>> >   ...
>> >   Join Dogeared for access to thousands of ML images
>> >   and tons of members-only info!
>> >
>> >   http://babyurl.com/85Q8Es
>> Gordon B. Neavill
>> Associate Professor
>> Library and Information Science Program
>> Wayne State University
>> Detroit, MI 48202
>> aa3401 at wayne.edu 
>> 
>> 
Gordon B. Neavill
Associate Professor
Library and Information Science Program
Wayne State University
Detroit, MI 48202
aa3401 at wayne.edu 



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