Fwd: CONSIDER BUYING A COPY OF "A GUIDE TO COLLECTING EVERYMAN'S LIBRARY" BY ...

J B Krygier jbkrygier at owu.edu
Fri May 19 21:13:57 EDT 2006


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> From: "John" <jwol at fast.net>
> To: "Modern Library List Serve" <modlib at algol.owu.edu>
> Subject: CONSIDER BUYING A COPY OF "A GUIDE TO COLLECTING  
> EVERYMAN'S LIBRARY" BY ...
> Date: Fri, 19 May 2006 21:11:43 -0400
>
> ... Terry Seymour, ISBN 1-4208-1705-1.  I believe Joe Hill, a  
> regular on
> this site, offers them.  Check back to yesterday, the 18th, and you  
> will
> find a post from Terry through Joe Hill.  I bought a copy and find it
> quite comprehensive.  Terry offers a numerical scale to indicate  
> scarcity.
> Like ML's, I guess the earlier ones are more valuable than the  
> reprints from,
> say, the 1970's.
>
> I started picking up copies of EL while trolling for ML's because  
> my ML
> collection was filling out, the titles were interesting, and I  
> found the
> EL's from the earlier part of the 20th century of a higher quality, in
> my opinion.  I had a nice find last year, for $2.00 each I found a  
> dozen
> titles with DJ's from the 20's and teens.  I attend book sales  
> regularly and,
> like the disparity between ML and EL offerings on eBay, see far  
> fewer EL's at
> the sales but pick them up.
>
>
>
> John Wolansky




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