Collecting ML College Paperbacks (was Re: PAPERBACK COLOR VARIATIONS)

sandjtilley at comcast.net sandjtilley at comcast.net
Mon Sep 19 16:37:42 EDT 2005


Would like to raise the issue of seeing the 85 issues with the woodcuts on Dogeared dust jacket pages.

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> 
> On Sep 19, 2005, at 10:30 AM, Bill DiBenedetto wrote: 
> 
> > I also have about 10 or so ML paperback college editions that i 
> > value highly 
> > for a variety of personal and mainly nostalgic reasons, but i 
> > notice that we 
> > pay no attention to them and wonder why that is. Ok they are cheap 
> > and the 
> > covers are distinctly uninteresting, but they are sturdy and make 
> > great 
> > reading copies. (They are also good to carry around when traveling, 
> > rather 
> > than precious hardback editions.) If anyone wants to get rid of those 
> > particular paperbacks, let me know. 
> > 
> Bill, 
> Yours is only the second or third time in my dozen or so years of 
> collecting that the topic of ML college editions has come up. I have 
> zero evidence that anybody collects them as a genre (as opposed to 
> keeping the few they have for sentimental reasons). 
> 
> Because of this, as well as the fact their covers are uniformly 
> boring, I don't keep them on Dogeared. 
> 
> Does anybody else on this ListServ of about 130 people collect them? 
> 
> Does a list of titles for the series exist? 
> 
> Scot Kamins 
> ........................ 
> 
> "We must be the change we want to see in the world." ~ Gandhi 
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