[ModLib] Illustrated Alice with alternate cover?

Clare Imholtz muldoone99 at yahoo.com
Thu Sep 20 16:02:28 EDT 2007


Oh, of course, of course.  Thank you.

--- Scot Kamins <kamins at modernlib.com> wrote:

> 
> On Sep 20, 2007, at 10:31 AM, Clare Imholtz wrote:
> 
> > I am late in coming to all this fascinating
> > correspondence about the Illustrated ML Alice, and
> > like Darrell, I have to wonder. The first image
> you
> > posted, Scot, has the title information partially
> > covering the cover illustration, as Darrell notes.
> The
> > second doesn't. Perhaps there is a reason for
> this,
> > but I missed it?????  The first image looks very
> > suspect.
> 
> He had originally sent the first image with the
> acetate covering the  
> book:
> http://www.ModernLib.com/AliceML.jpg
> 
> I specifically asked for a second image showing the
> cover panel and  
> the spine, but without the acetate:
> http://www.ModernLib.com/alice2.jpg
> 
> 
> > ... I recently acquired a copy of this book in a
> > slipcase with a label pertaining to the Philco
> > Convention at which it was a giveaway. I'm sorry I
> > don't have the exact info right now as I'm not at
> > home, but I can send a pic in a day or two if
> anyone
> > is interested. :)
> >
> 
> Is it this one?
> 
> http://www.modernlib.com/SiteImages/alice%20box.gif
> 
> It's displayed here:
> 
> http://www.modernlib.com/Rarities/Alice.html
> > Clare Imholtz
> >
> >
> > --- kamins at modernlib.com wrote:
> >
> >>> -------- Original Message --------
> >>> Subject: Re: [ModLib] Illustrated Alice with
> >> alternate cover?
> >>> From: Darrell Johnson <zebradlj at yahoo.com>
> >>> Date: Tue, September 18, 2007 11:09 am
> >>> To: For collectors of Modern Library books
> >> <modlib at owu.edu>
> >>>
> >>> Folks,
> >>>
> >>>   I would like to contend that you should
> >> seriously consider that this pecuilar scan is
> simply
> >> a mis-match of some kind between a book and an
> >> acetate cover.  Notice that the title information
> >> partially covers the rectangular illustration. 
> No
> >> matter how hard up ML or RH were for copies of
> the
> >> Illustrated Alice or the Book Club selection
> neither
> >> would have intentionally put out something
> >> corresponding to this scan.  Would they?
> >>>
> >>
> >> But the spine appears clearly joined to the
> cover,
> >> and the cover -- the illustration of which is
> part &
> >> parcel -- is clearly different from the one we
> know.
> >>
> >> - Scot
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