[ModLib] 90's hardback Large Print Edtitions

Jeff Sharman jeff at usingbooks.com
Wed Apr 30 22:49:09 EDT 2008


Maybe the large print edition was done for a large print book club, 
licensed from Random House in the same deal that produced the regular 
book club edition.

Jeff Sharman
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On Apr 29, 2008, at 1:14 PM, Gordon Neavill wrote:

> I have a first printing of the regular format 1995 (not 1993) edition. 
> The ISBN is 0-679-60171-6. This ISBN shouldn't have been used for the 
> later large-print edition. If it was, this was a blunder on the part 
> of Random House.
>
> Barry
>
> ---- Original message ----
>> Date: Tue, 29 Apr 2008 11:21:49 -0700 (PDT)
>> From: Darrell Johnson <zebradlj at yahoo.com>
>> Subject: [ModLib] 90's hardback Large Print Edtitions
>> To: For collectors of Modern Library books <modlib at owu.edu>
>>
>>   Modern Librarians,
>>   A couple days ago I picked up something I didn't
>>   realize was available: A Large Print Edition of
>>   Louisa May Alcott's Modern Magic.  It has the same
>>   ISBN as the regular edition.  The spine on both the
>>   jacket and the book indicates Large Print Edition.
>>   This is the first one I've ever seen.  It was an
>>   early title - 1993 - which was dropped in 1999.
>>
>>   Is anyone aware of other titles produced in Large
>>   Print Editions? Are they all early titles?  Do they
>>   still produce any?
>>
>>   What light can anyone shed on this mystery?!?!?!
>>   Drop everything you're doing and respond
>>   emmediately.  I'll check e-mail in a week or two.
>>
>>   Thanks.
>>
>>   Darrell
>>
>>
>>
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Jeff Sharman
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