[ModLib] Varieties of 1992-2010 ML titles

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Sat Mar 5 16:18:32 EST 2011



I am trying to compile a complete list of varieties in the 1992-2010 editions of ML titles, both Regular and Giant.  I would appreciate any additions to the list below which is organized alphabetically by author.  I especially would appreciate information on items marked with a "?" or "Data Needed."

1. Alcott, L.M.             Modern Magic
                                  Regular    1995 ed, spine 17, A photo on dj, style r; no A bio, no list on dj verso, note on type, Stern intro
                                  Giant       1995 ed, spine G10 type but black cloth and no blindstamped logo on cover, no list on dj verso,
                                                  no note on type, Stern intro
                                  Giant       1995 ed, spine G10 type but black cloth and no blindstamped logo on cover, Large Print noted
                                                  on spine, copyright notice on bio but no bio in book, no list on dj verso, no note on type,
                                                  Stern intro and compilation

2. Austen, J.               Emma
                                 Giant        1995 ed, spine G10, painting of girl on dj cover, style Gm, A bio, list on dj verso, note on type
                                 Giant        1997 ed, spine G10, movie still montage on dj cover, style Gm, A bio, no list on dj verso, note on type

3. Bronte, C.               Jane Eyre
                                 Regular     1993 ed, spine 17, A sketch on dj cover, style r, no list on dj verso, Abio & prfs, note on type
                                 Giant        1997 ed, spine G10, movie still on dj cover, style Gm, list on dj verso, A bio, Johnson intro, note on
                                                  type

4. Byatt, A.S.             Possession
                                 Regular     2000 ed, spine 17, A photo on dj, style r, list on dj verso, A intro, note on type
                                 Regular     2001 ed, spine 17, movie still montage on cover, style r, no list on dj verso, A intro, note on type,
                                                  movie tie-in edition

5. Capote, T.              In Cold Blood
                                 Regular     1992 ed, spine 17, A photo on dj cover, style r, no list on dj verso, note on type, A bio
                                 Regular     1996 ed, spine 17, movie still montage on dj cover, style r, no list on dj verso, note on type, A bio,
                                                  Colacello intro, Hallmark movie tie-in edition
                                 Giant         2007 ed, Spine G10, typographical dj, style ? (A photo on back), list on dj verso, no note on type,
                                                  A bio, Colacello intro

6. Capote, T.              A Christmas Memory, One Christmas & The Thanksgiving Visitor
                                Regular       1996 ed, spine 17, boy at door painting on dj cover, style r, list on dj verso, note on type, A bio
                                Regular       2007 ed, spine 17, boy in chair painting on dj cover, style r, list on dj verso, note on type, A bio

7. Dinesen, I.             Out of Africa
                                Regular       1992 ed, spine 17, A photo on dj, DATA NEEDED
                                Regular       1992 ed, spine 17, drawing of African scene on dj cover, list on dj verso, style ? (not r)

8. Ellison, R.             Invisible Man
                               Regular        1992 ed, spine 17, A photo on dj cover, style r, A bio & intro, no note on type
                               Regular        1994 ed, spine 17, drawing on dj cover, style r, Johnson preface, A bio & intro, note on type

9. Emerson, R.W.     The Selected Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson
                               Giant            1992 ed, spine G10, wrong Emerson photo on dj cover, style Gm, no list on dj verso, note on
                                                    type, A bio, Atkinson ed
                               Giant            1992 ed, spine G10, coorected Emerson photo on dj cover, style Gm, no list on dj verso, note
                                                    on type, A bio, Atkinson ed

10. Goethe               The Sorrows of Young Werther & Novella
                               Regular         1993 ed, spine 17, A painting on dj cover, style r, A bio, Mayer & Bryan trans, Auden poems trans,
                                                     Auden preface, no list on dj verso, no note on type
                               Regular         2004 ed, spine 17, photo on cover, style ? (not r), no Novella, no A bio, Pike intro & trans, note on
                                                    translator, list on dj verso, note on type
11. Melville, H.          Moby Dick
                               Giant            1992 ed, spine G10, A photo on dj cover, style Gm, no list on dj verso, A bio, Rockwell Kent 
                                                    illustrations, no note on type
                               Giant            1998 ed, spine G10, movie sketch on dj cover, style Gm, list on dj verso, A bio, no illustrations, note
                                                    on type, Hallmark movie tie-in edition

12. Mitchell, J.          Joe Gould's Secret
                               Regular         02-1996 ed, spine 17, A photo on dj cover, style r, no list on dj verso, A bio, no intro, glossy
                                                    frontispiece photo, note on type
                               Regular         09-1996 ed, spine 17, smaller photo of A on dj cover, style r, no list on dj verso, A bio with death
                                                    note, Maxwell intro, glossy frontispiece photo, note on type
                               Regular         04-2000 ed, spine 17, movie still on dj cover, style r, list on dj verso, A bio with death note, Maxwell
                                                    intro, dull frontispiece photo, no note on type, movie tie-in edition

13.Shelley, M.          Frankenstein
                               Regular         1993 ed, spine 17, A photo on dj cover, style r, no list on dj verso, A bio & intro & preface, no
                                                    illustrations, note on type
                               Regular            ?   ed, spine 17, movie photo of monster on dj cover, style ?, Learning Channel movie tie-in
                                                     edition, illustrated, DATA NEEDED

14. Stendhal            The Red and the Black
                               Regular          1995 ed, spine 17, A painting on dj cover, style r, no list on dj verso, A bio, Moncrief translation,
                                                     note on type
                               Giant              2003 ed, spine G10, photo on cover, style G ?, list on dj verso, Raffel translation, Johnson intro,
                                                      Madden notes, note on type
15. Styron, W.         Sophie's Choice
                              Giant               1998 ed, spine G10, A photo on dj cover, style Gm, list on dj verso, A bio, note on type
                              Giant               1999 ed, spine G10, typographical cover, style G ?; no list on dj verso, A bio, A afterword, note on
                                                      type, 20th anniversary edition

16. Voltaire              Candide & Philosophical Letters
                               Regular          1992 ed, spine 17, A drawing on dj cover, style r, no list on dj verso, A bio, Aldington trans of
                                                      Candide, Dilworth trans of Philosophical Letters, note on type
                               Giant              2002 ed, spine unique, style unique, RH logo on endpapers, Rockwell Kent illustrations, size
                                                      10 1/4 x 7 1/4, reprint of 1928 RH edition for 75th anniversary of ML


The following are all 1992-2010 movie tie-in editions; are there also 1992-2010 non-movie editions?
1. Austen, J.           Pride and Prejudice, 1995 ed, Giant
2. Bronte, C.           The Tenant of Wildfell Hall, 1997 ed, Giant
3. Eliot, G.              Middlemarch, 1994 ed, Giant
4. Hardy, T.             Far from the Madding Crowd, 1998 ed, Giant
5. Hardy, T.             The Return of the Native, 1994 ed, Giant
6. Hardy, T.             Tess of the D'Ubervilles, 1998 ed, Giant
7. Scott, W.            Ivanhoe, 1997 ed, Giant
8. Swift, J.              Gulliver's Travels, 1996 ed, Regular
9. Wells, H.G.         The Island of Dr. Moreau, 1996 ed, Regular

Thank you all for your help!
Bill Hornick
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