[ModLib] Tell Me More

Michael Watson archetype at 20ants.com
Sat Nov 8 21:53:38 EST 2008


Cool. Thanks. Also makes me understand that some modlib things (like  
market and availability) are w-a-y different than they were in 1999.

-Michael

Quoting JOSEPH HILL <goodbooks at webtv.net>:

> Hilton Hotel-Burbank,CA 1999
> Organized by Sam Gottlieb in conjunction with major book show and sale.
> Highlights--
> Show and tell of first known copy of Illustrated Alice by Sam
> Launching of 2nd. revised edition of Price Guide by Henry.
> Alan Oestreich on Modern Library Collector
> ---
> Selling & trading of books
> Showing by collectors of prized volumes.
> (For me, Robert Sanger's F/F gift set!!!)
> ---
> Some big gun collectors in the field-
> Scot
> Sharon Biederman (of ebay fame)
> David Menkin (first known collector of the series)
> Peter Chocheles (He has a copy of 5.1)
> ---
> At this time, Burbank had about half a dozen good stores...Henry and  
>  I hit all of them.)
>
> SPECIALIZE IN MODERN LIBRARY
> FOLIO SOCIETY OF LONDON
> LOEB CLASSICAL LIBRARY
> EVERYMAN'S  LIBRARY
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Robert Sanger
> Sent: Thursday, November 6, 2008 7:23 PM
> To: For collectors of Modern Library books
> Subject: RE: [ModLib] OT: Anyone know ...
>
> Okay, my wife (former teacher, now lawyer, but with a masters degree  
>  in European history from the Universite Libre de Bruxelles) looked   
> at the picture and immediately said Erasmus (thus agreeing with   
> several on this list).  Without any such qualifications I thought it  
>  might be Sir Thomas More author of Utopia (arguably a socialist   
> precursor).
>
> The quest continues!
>
>
>
>
> Robert M. Sanger
> Certified Criminal Law Specialist*
> SANGER & SWYSEN
> Attorneys at Law
> 233 East Carrillo Street, Suite C
> Santa Barbara, California 93101
> ( Phone: 805 962-4887  ? Fax:  805 963-7311
> [*The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization]
> * mailto:rsanger at sangerswysen
> 7 http://www.sangerswysen.com
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: modlib-bounces at owu.edu [mailto:modlib-bounces at owu.edu] On   
> Behalf Of Scot Kamins
> Sent: Wednesday, November 05, 2008 7:39 PM
> To: ML mailing list
> Subject: [ModLib] OT: Anyone know ...
>
> ... who this guy is?
>
> http://www.modernLib.com/someGuy.jpg
>
> Scot Kamins
> ----------------
> Over 50? Thousands of discounts for you
> at http://www.SeasonedSpender.com
>
>
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