[ModLib] Re: Collections

Scot Kamins kamins at modernlib.com
Thu Nov 6 13:00:44 EST 2008


My SIGNED [:: ahem ::] first edition says 1993:

First Edition, 1993 | This edition is limited to 1000 copies. |  
Printed by GRIFFIN PRINTING, Sacramento

On Nov 6, 2008, at 8:50 AM, Matthew Buckingham wrote:

> Now, sure, but this was pre-Toledano, which first came out in what,  
> '92?
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: JOSEPH HILL
> To: For collectors of Modern Library books
> Sent: Thursday, November 06, 2008 7:49 AM
> Subject: Re: [ModLib] Re: Collections
>
> :no idea of what I was looking at"
> This is why one must always be armed with the Guide-
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> From: Matthew Buckingham
> Sent: Wednesday, November 5, 2008 11:31 PM
> To: For collectors of Modern Library books
> Subject: Re: [ModLib] Re: Collections
>
> Tightwad's remorse is not quite as bad as remorse for the stupids.  
> Early in my collecting I passed on a BL copy of Wilde's Intentions  
> (under $10; can't remember exact price) because some chunks of the  
> dj were missing and I simply had no idea at the time what I was  
> looking at.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: JOHN PETERSON
> To: For collectors of Modern Library books
> Sent: Wednesday, November 05, 2008 4:46 PM
> Subject: Re: [ModLib] Re: Collections
>
> I've got 1221 regulars and 269 giants, just about all of them in  
> DJs.  In addition I've got some uncatalogued-- 20 paperbacks, 37  
> buckrams, and ca. 30 post 2000 titles.
>
> Right now, I'm suffering from tightwad's remorse from finding a #8  
> binding of Daudet's Sappho in a Virginia antique mall for $10, and  
> passing on it because the back of the DJ had tiny holes in it.   
> Instead I bought a very nice ML that I now find I already have.   
> Bummer!
>
> John Peterson
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: pecksgrove at aol.com
> To: modlib at owu.edu
> Sent: Wednesday, November 05, 2008 9:50 AM
> Subject: Re: [ModLib] Re: Collections
>
> I just crossed a thousand ML.  That doesn't include the dj wrapped  
> American College Dictionary and only one double in a slipcase.  I  
> actually like the literature and before I am dead hope to have read  
> everyone.  I seem to be consistently at 29% of the collection read.   
> I don't care about variations, although I do like the oldest, but  
> quality is paramount, and the book should have a dj, I still can't  
> get The Man on the Flying Trapeze with a dj, but someday, thanks to  
> ebay
>
> Don
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: JOSEPH HILL <goodbooks at webtv.net>
> To: Terry I.Seymour <tseymour at ptd.net>
> Cc: ModLib at owu.edu
> Sent: Tue, 4 Nov 2008 9:23 am
> Subject: [ModLib] Re: Collections
>
> I pride myself on my ML collection...yet ,only about 1,300 or so  
> volumes.; I
> can't comprehend  having 8,000 ML's.
>
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>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Terry I. Seymour
> Sent: Tuesday, November 4, 2008 4:10 AM
> To: 'JOSEPH HILL'
> Subject: Collections
>
> Joe,
> Just to set the record straight relative to EML collections: my  
> collection
> numbers about 8,000 volumes plus ephemera. Jeff Anderson's is about  
> 1,200
> volumes.
> Terry
>
>
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