[ModLib] What's with all the B-L reset DJs?

Scot Kamins kamins at modernlib.com
Fri Oct 31 13:30:57 EDT 2008


On Oct 31, 2008, at 9:34 AM, J B Krygier wrote:

>
> On Oct 30, 2008, at 7:32 PM, Scot Kamins wrote:
>
>> I just found yet another Sudermann's Dame Care DJ variation on  
>> eBay. (Thanks, Sharon  :-)  ). This is the third typeset variation  
>> I've found for the Boni-Liveright period in the years 1920 - 1924:
>>
>> http://www.modernlib.com/authors/sAuthors/sudermannJackets.html#033.1
>>
>> Why did B-L keep resetting the type?
>
>
> Different printers?  Back in the day, old-school printing, I am  
> guessing
> if they changed printers the jackets would have to be re-type set.   
> This
> may have even been the case if they were using the same printing  
> company,
> but changed something like the price on the jacket spine.
>
> john k.

Good thinking - thanks! I wonder how many variations there are out  
there then of the B-L DJs in general!

Scot Kamins
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