[ModLib] Buckram Bindings

JOHN PETERSON jpetersonlhi at verizon.net
Sat Aug 11 00:01:22 EDT 2007


Ron Holl wrote: "Brian's images below.  Note the #9/10 buckram spine."  The 
runner on the Ogden Nash in Brian's first picture looks more like the #12 to 
me.  Puny flame instead of long flame.  This title didn't come out until 
'64.

John P.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ron Holl" <modlib at alltel.net>
To: "For collectors of Modern Library books" <modlib at owu.edu>
Sent: Friday, August 10, 2007 6:44 PM
Subject: Re: [ModLib] Buckram Bindings


> Thanks to Scot and Brian for the images.
>
> It looks like there are 3 different spines known so far.  I don't consider 
> the #8 vertical to be a different spine, since those same titles in a 
> regular binding #8 are printed in the same fashion (and we still call them 
> an 8).
>
> Thus, we have B-8, B-9/10, and B-11/12
>
> SO... are there any titles with multiple buckram binding types?  Are there 
> any titles with a B-11/12 binding and the so-called erect flame, as 
> opposed to the limp flame?
>
>
> Brian's images below.  Note the #9/10 buckram spine.  Does anyone else 
> have a copy like this?  I wonder how scarce they are.
>
> http://www.araliabooks.com/images/books/buckrams.jpg
> http://www.araliabooks.com/images/books/buck_giant.jpg
>
>
> ron
>
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