G8 or G9?

Madaline Reddy mac-reddy at sbcglobal.net
Tue Dec 27 17:29:31 EST 2005


 

--- modlib at alltel.net wrote:

> Hi Madaline,
> 
> > The spine of Moby Dick appears to be a G8;
> endpapers
> > are plain like a G8(GA); the logo is blind stamped
> > like a G8 and is perfect bound (?). A G8 is
> supposed
> > to be published between 1977-1980. It is, however,
>  a
> > 1982 Modern Library edition, which causes me to
> > believe it is actually a G9. Regular MLs,
> according to
> > the Guide, sometimes have anomalies when publisher
> > used an inappropriate type of binding--would this
> be
> > true even in the eighties? 
> 
> Where does it say 1982 Modern Library edition?  And
> the blind-stamped image is that awful late 60's era
> torchbearer?  That is strange.  I suppose there is
> no reason why inventory issues would not be present
> in the early 80's as they were in years earlier.
> 
> 
> ron
> 
> 
> Let's see. The 1982 Modern Library Edition is
printed on the copyright page, which is adjacent to
the dedication page. The blind stamp is the same as as
the one in the Guide Book above the G8. It is blind
stamped in the outer corner of the front cover. It's a
mystery to me. Thanks for comments.


Madaline



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