Odd #7 Binding?

Scot Kamins kamins at dogeared.com
Sat Nov 26 19:29:55 EST 2005


On Nov 26, 2005, at 4:23 PM, J B Krygier wrote:

>
> On Nov 26, 2005, at 12:43 PM, GORDON NEAVILL wrote:
>
>> A number of ML titles published before the adoption of the
>> Blumenthal format were slightly larger than the standard
>> format so that they could be printed from the original
>> publisher's plates.  The Kent endpapers in these volumes have
>> a white border where the volumes exceed the standard format.
>
> A few "larger" sized MLs (pre-Blumenthal, ca. 1939) in my collection:
>
> Edmonds' "Rome Haul" (1st, binding #7)
> Glasgow's "Barren Ground" (1st, binding #7)
> Lawrence's "The Rainbow" (1st, binding #4; the Bernhard end-
> 	papers could more easily accommodate a slightly
> 	larger book than the Kent endpapers.)
> Lewis' "Arrowsmith" (binding #7)
> Spinoza's "Philosophy" (binding #7)
>
> Are there others besides "Portrait of a Lady"?
>
> The only binding #8 or later (until binding #14) I have ever
> seen in a slightly larger size is "Lost Weekend."
>
> I have never seen a slightly larger binding #1 through #6,
> besides the Lawrence.
>
John, are all of these 7.25" tall (versus 6.5")?

Scot Kamins
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