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Wed Jun 8 17:55:47 EDT 2005
congrats john -- your message actually got me wondering how many modlibbers,
if any, out there have the complete ML collection, and who has the most
first editions, most editions with intact or mostly intact DJs, most
slipcased illustrated editions, etc. just wondering out loud, i mean
----- Original Message -----
From: "J B Krygier" <jbkrygier at owu.edu>
To: "ModLib List" <modlib at algol.owu.edu>
Sent: Tuesday, June 07, 2005 3:14 PM
Subject: Complete Series!
> Hi Modlib,
> While certainly a bit off topic, I am proud to announce
> that, after years of diligent, assiduous, and unrelenting
> effort, I now possess a complete set of books from "The
> American Fiction Library." What is nifty about this reprint
> series is that it consists of only two titles (and two does
> make a series).
> The classics reprinted in "The American Fiction Library," in
> the late 1940s, are Janet Lewis' "The Invasion" and Frank
> Waters' "The Man Who Killed the Deer." This was, certainly,
> the least ambitious series of classics ever undertaken.
> For those of you despairing ever amassing every Modern Library
> title, do check out "The American Fiction Library." I am
> considering authoring a collectors price guide to the series.
> John K.
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