[ModLib] 1st of Old Wives Tales is actually in #6 binding

Gordon Neavill aa3401 at wayne.edu
Tue Aug 21 18:01:36 EDT 2007


First printings in #6 binding:

1930:
Plato, Works of Plato
Kent, Wilderness
Huysmans, Against the Grain

1931:
Bennett, Old Wives' Tale
Fielding, Tom Jones
Boccaccio, Decameron
Conrad, Lord Jim
Adams, Education of Henry Adams
Swift, Gulliver's Travels, Tale of a Tub, Battle of the Books
Morley, Parnassus on Wheels
Mansfield, Garden Party
Calverton, ed., Making of Man

Barry

---- Original message ----
>Date: Tue, 21 Aug 2007 14:16:27 -0700
>From: Scot Kamins <kamins at ModernLib.com>  
>Subject: Re: [ModLib] 1st of Old Wives Tales is actually in #6 binding  
>To: For collectors of Modern Library books <modlib at owu.edu>
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>On Aug 21, 2007, at 2:03 PM, Gordon Neavill wrote:
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>> The #6 binding was used for the first printing of The Old Wives'  
>> Tale and the other eight ML titles published January-April 1931. I  
>> have first printings of all of these in the #6 binding.
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>Thanks for your comments on this material!  Do you have at hand the  
>titles of the other eight #6 1sts?
>
>Scot Kamins
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