decline of the modern library
goodbooks at webtv.net
Mon Aug 28 21:37:09 EDT 2006
Up,Down...to the dealer these words have monumental meaning....to the true collector.....?, with a passion for acquiring the books.....if no one in the country had any interest in ML, I would still collect them!
The fashion of the times should not enter into the thinking of the true collector.
SPECIALIZE IN MODERN LIBRARY
FOLIO SOCIETY OF LONDON
LOEB CLASSICAL LIBRARY
From: Scot Kamins
Sent: Monday, August 28, 2006 11:49 AM
To: modlib at algol.owu.edu
Subject: Re: decline of the modern library
I think you misunderstand.
> what I said may have sounded cruel but the ml industry
> is at stake. collectors have to compete with ebay prices
> and get into the market. It is their lack of participation
> that is bringing prices down.
I don't think what you said was cruel. I think it was absolutely
accurate. I wasn't disagreeing with your thinking at all.
> . now you want to
> have their entire collections rendered worthless.
Where did you get THAT idea??? I still have quite a few extremely
expensive ML titles in my collection. I don't want the market to go
DOWN -- I want it to to UP UP UP!!!!!
Always be wary of any helpful item that weighs less than its
- Terry Pratchett
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