Fwd: Re: Interest in Modern Library declining???

J B Krygier jbkrygier at owu.edu
Fri Aug 25 17:43:41 EDT 2006


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> From: Greg Brister <jgbrister at sunflower.com>
> Subject: Re: Interest in Modern Library declining???
> Date: Fri, 25 Aug 2006 16:11:38 -0500
> To: modlib at algol.owu.edu
>
>  From my perspective, I think the net in general and e-bay in
> particular have done much to quash the market for MLs.  I got into
> collecting because of used bookstores with MLs all priced under 10
> bucks (even for the rarest titles).  Now, any bookseller with a
> jacketless copy of _Green Mansions_ thinks they can sell their copy
> on e-bay for any ridiculous price.
>
> I, for one, am looking forward to the day it's no longer fashionable
> to collect these things--then maybe I can go back to snapping them up
> at the prices they are really worth.
>
> Greg





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