[ModLib] Re: The American Mercury

Scot Kamins kamins at modernlib.com
Tue Dec 21 14:41:22 EST 2010


That is really interesting.

What I'd really like to find is the earliest ad for the ML series --  
something from April 1917 in any magazine.


On Dec 21, 2010, at 11:29 AM, Brian LeMasters wrote:

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> On 12/21/2010 1:27 PM, Brian LeMasters wrote:
>>
>> Greetings to all,
>>
>> At the bookstore last night, I found a large hardback facsimile  
>> copy of the first four installments of The American Mercury  
>> magazine bound together in one volume.  As you know, this magazine  
>> was listed on a postcard that I ran across recently and was thus on  
>> my radar.  So, there it was, on page 4 of the inaugural publication  
>> of the mag (Volume 1, No 1, January 1924), a full-page ad for Boni  
>> & Liveright with a nice little blurb for The Modern Library.
>>
>> The backstory for this magazine makes for interesting reading.
>>
>> Brian
>>
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> <MLadvert_sm1.jpg>
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Scot Kamins
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