BOMC Brochure

Scot Kamins kamins at ModernLib.com
Fri Dec 29 16:25:12 EST 2006


OK, folks, here's the entire brochure:

http://www.modernlib.com/General/brochures/BOMC/BOMC39.html


On Dec 28, 2006, at 12:06 PM, Scot Kamins wrote:

> John,
>
> If you send me a scan or two I'll post them for the ListServ  
> members to see.
>
> Ever The Opportunist,
>
> - Scot
>
>
> On Dec 28, 2006, at 11:53 AM, JOHN PETERSON wrote:
>
>> A bookseller friend gave me today a 16 page brochure/catalog from  
>> the Book of the Month Club dated March, 1939 with the heading,  
>> FREE BOOKS.  These were available to members who made advance  
>> deposits, one free book for every $12 deposited in advance.  The  
>> tie-in with ML is that most of the books offered for free were #7  
>> MLs, and ML Giants.  The brochure cover depicts many MLs.   
>> However, also offered were Miscellaneous BOMC overstocks, Blue  
>> Ribbon Library, Star Dollar Library, Novels of Distinction series,  
>> Sun Dial Library, and Children's Classics.  On the back of the  
>> brochure is a form to send along with the advance deposit and to  
>> indicate the free book(s) desired.
>>
>> I remember reading about collaboration between BOMC and ML (e.g.,  
>> Illustrated Alice from BOMC overstock), but I had never heard of  
>> this one, nor of a Book of the Month Club soliciting advance  
>> deposits during the late 30's.  Anyone ever heard of this before?
>>
>> John Peterson
>>
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Scot Kamins
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