Buckrams (again)

Cottonwood Books cottonwoodbooks at yahoo.com
Wed Dec 21 12:02:20 EST 2005

In my defence, I paid less than the highschool library did for each (including shipping), and I don't have any buckrams, so the lure was just too much.  That and I spotted the Hardy and saw it wasn't on the spotted list.... so I just had to have it.   
JOSEPH HILL <goodbooks at webtv.net> wrote:
  -On school type Modern Library books-
About twelve years ago,Henry and I found about 50 copies of ,242.1 (Frost-poems),in a store.we did not buy any as they were all in poor condition.


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From: J B Krygier
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> Date: Wed, 21 Dec 2005 04:49:24 -0800 (PST)
> From: Cottonwood Books 
> Subject: Re: Buckrams (again)
> To: modlib at algol.owu.edu
> Not Dewey Decimal, but yes I do have spine numbers. These are 
> painted on with white paint. I ran the point of a toothpick over 
> the paint and was able to gently scrape off what was loose-ish and 
> it helped, but it isn't great. I'd love to be able to get it off 
> clean, if possible, but then again, the library's idea was for the 
> numbers to be permanent. Pockets were already ripped out, but, 
> without damaging the endpapers too bad. It left glue and pocket 
> scraps behind, but these are easily diminished with a very sharp 
> paring knife and a lot of patience. I like cleaning up my books.
> benj clark
> John wrote:
> BC, do they have Dewey Decimal numbers on the 
> spines? Has anyone had any success removing DD#s from buckrams?
> John Wolansky


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