Seeking info RE Mod Lib 1977-1980 editions

Scot Kamins kamins at
Thu Apr 27 18:41:06 EDT 2006

ALso, one way that Jay can check is to look through the Toledano  
guide. Those titles whose publication dates include the period  
1977-1980 might fill the bill.

On Apr 27, 2006, at 1:08 PM, Ron Holl wrote:

> Hi Jay,
> It looks like you may become the expert.  Whatever information you  
> collect can be placed on the Amenities site (this is outside the  
> scope of Dogeared).  If we post what you have so far (the list of  
> titles), you might get help as other collectors notice missing titles.
> ron
>> I am seeking information regarding the Modern Library editions  
>> published from
>> 1977 to 1980. Although most collectors are not interested in these  
>> editions,
>> they are the first books I bought as a teen when first interested  
>> in the
>> classics. They are easily recognizable by the tan dust jackets  
>> with brown
>> typography and no illustration.
>> I am interested in, first of all, determining which titles were  
>> published in
>> this format during these years; does a list of the Modern Library  
>> titles
>> published in the 1977-1980 editions exist?
>> Also I am interested in determining the binding types and sizes  
>> published in
>> this format during these years. Thus far I have determined that  
>> Toledano
>> binding 15 (which seems to be to be about the same size as the 8  
>> or 11 binding)
>> exists as well as G8, the giants.
>> Any help or advice as to where to seek help would be much  
>> appreciated!
>> Thank you!
>> Jay
>> Cincinnati, Ohio

Scot Kamins

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