ANY IDEA WHAT WE HAVE HERE? REBOUND? SPECIALTY BINDING FOR ...

GORDON NEAVILL aa3401 at wayne.edu
Mon Jul 25 07:57:33 EDT 2005


My guess is that libraries automatically send books that need
rebinding to the binders.  That's probably cheaper than
checking to see if individual titles are still in print and if
so whether the replacement cost is less than rebinding.

Barry

---- Original message ----
>Date: Sun, 24 Jul 2005 22:06:00 -0700
>From: Scot Kamins <kamins at dogeared.com>  
>Subject: Re: ANY IDEA WHAT WE HAVE HERE?  REBOUND? SPECIALTY
BINDING FOR ...  
>To: modlib at algol.owu.edu
>
>
>On Jul 24, 2005, at 5:50 PM, GORDON NEAVILL wrote:
>
>> This is a libary binding -- a library rebound it in heavy duty
>> buckram after the publisher's binding wore out.  Not a
>> collectable item unless you collect library bindings.
>>
>Barry,
>
>Why did libraries rebind such a cheap book? Was it actually
cheaper  
>than buying a new one?
>
>
>- Scot 
Gordon B. Neavill
Associate Professor
Library and Information Science Program
Wayne State University
Detroit, MI 48202
aa3401 at wayne.edu 



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