Strange late 1920's

Scot Kamins kamins at ModernLib.com
Mon Nov 27 19:33:14 EST 2006


For your viewing pleasure, here's a full view of the dust jacket with  
folds unfurled:

http://www.modrnlib.com/cyrano-dj_192x.jpg

(with thanks to Ron for sending it to me)


On Nov 27, 2006, at 4:17 PM, John wrote:

> It also got onto my 1st copy (on the copyright page, anyway) of The  
> Emperor
> Jones & the Straw by O'Neill.  Vertical text on spine, NO NUMBER on  
> spine,
> 150 titles noted, and payment choices presented horizontally in the  
> payment
> box.  One copy of Cellini, 3.2, I have is the same jacket  
> configuration but
> for the number 3 twice on the spine.  This is a Keratol gift set copy.
>
> Actually, in addition to the gift set jackets noted, I believe  
> there is
> another variation, a hybrid gift set/d jacket or an early d jacket,  
> sans
> colored bands.  I have a copy of Casanova, 165.1 with the d jacket
> configuration on the back (payment options vertical on the right  
> and just
> one paragraph), 159 titles noted, vertical title and two numbers on  
> spine,
> but no colored bands.  See the jacket noted as 1929 in Scott's  
> database.  I
> also have copies of Cellini, 3.2, Nana, 142.1 in the exact same
> configuration.
>
> John Wolansky
> jwol at fast.net
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-modlib at algol.owu.edu [mailto:owner- 
> modlib at algol.owu.edu] On
> Behalf Of Gordon Neavill
> Sent: Monday, November 27, 2006 5:11 PM
> To: modlib at algol.owu.edu
> Subject: Re: Strange late 1920's DJ
>
> This format was used on original printings of Renaissance Romances  
> gift box
> jackets. I don't know how it got onto the Cyrano!
>
> Barry
>
> ---- Original message ----
>> Date: Mon, 27 Nov 2006 16:46:04 -0500
>> From: Ron Holl <modlib at alltel.net>
>> Subject: Strange late 1920's DJ
>> To: <modlib at algol.owu.edu>
>>
>> I found an unusual dj back on a Cyrano (154.1) with the early dj  
>> front
> (picture in a box on the front, horizontal text on the spine,  
> double book
> number on the spine).
>>
>> The inside of the dj points to Spring 1928 based on the dating key.
> (although I will double check this).  The back indicates 158 titles.
>>
>> An image is available at:
>>
>> http://home.alltel.net/ronholl/ml/cyrano-dj.jpg
>>
>> Any comments?  Clearly, this needs a dj indicator type enumeration  
>> code.
> Scot has found it interesting and does not recall having seen it  
> before.
>>
>>
>>
>> ron
>>
>>
> -----------------------------------------
> Gordon B. Neavill
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> Library and Information Science Program
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>
>
>

Scot Kamins
.....
"Those who would sacrifice liberty for security are deserving of  
neither liberty nor security."
                       - after Benjamin Franklin





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