[ModLib] A Bell for Adano Variation

Scot Kamins kamins at modernlib.com
Sat Jun 18 22:36:21 EDT 2011

Sounds like a pirate. See http://www.modernlib.com/FAQpages/generalFAQ/faqPirate.html

On Jun 18, 2011, at 7:21 PM, SMitch6087 at aol.com wrote:

> I need some help with identifying this copy of John Hersey's "A Bell  
> for Adano" that I recently purchased...
> DJ - White with blue block printing for title, author name in blue  
> italics.  There is no picture.  Back of DJ is white.  No listing of  
> titles on DJ.  Spine has no number, just the author's name and the  
> book title. One flap of the DJ has the normal written summary of the  
> book, printed in blue and specifically mentioning the "new Forward,  
> especially written for this Modern Library edition..." but does not  
> have a price.  The other DJ flap is blank.  The DJ shows sign of  
> aging. The book number is nowhere on the DJ.
> Book Binding - Book is bound in light greenish grey buckram, not  
> cloth like Blumenthal (#8) style.  Title and author name is written  
> lengthwise on the spine in black type, not boxed like Blumenthal  
> (#8).  No ML logo on spine. Endpapers are present and are Kent  
> style.  Book publishing data and title page state "Modern Library."   
> Not an FEL. Eight page ML catalogue/title listing in back of book -  
> listing includes both Hemingway titles, Maltese Falcon, and Red Star  
> Over China.  Book is in outstanding shape, near fine.
> Does anyone know what this is?  Is it a pirated edition?
> Thanks,
> Sean Mitchell
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Scot Kamins
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