Do both Olmsted jackets exist?

John jwol at
Sun Aug 6 19:48:03 EDT 2006


Both my copies have the grey background.  I have never seen the other color.


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Subject: Do both Olmsted jackets exist?


Young upstart johnny-come-lately ML beginner Ron Holl suggests that  
the Olmsted DJ with the tan background on ModernLib is a scanning  
error. He had submitted on with a gray background, claiming it to be  
the One True Olmsted.

I long ago sold my Olmsted, the source of the original tan scan. Help  
that whippersnapper in his place: Would others with copies of The  
Cotton Kingdom please weigh in: What color is the background of your  

Both images are available here:

Scot Kamins
"Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price  
of chains and slavery?" -- Patrick Henry

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