[ModLib] A Bell for Adano Variation
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?
> Sean Mitchell
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> ModLib at thuban.owu.edu
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