[ModLib] Balloon cloth binding question
Terry.Morris at PolarisLibrary.com
Thu Nov 10 17:29:52 EST 2011
I only have mans fate fmle in red.
Terry Morris, M.L.S
Polaris Library Systems
800-272-3414 ext. 4529 office
On Nov 10, 2011, at 12:49 PM, "Gordon Barrick Neavill" <neavill at wayne.edu> wrote:
> I have always assumed that this practice continued throughout the balloon cloth period, but I thought it would be good to verify that with the help of other collectors.
> Here are four ML titles from the later 1930s. I have first printings of each bound as indicated:
> Huxley, Antic Hay #209 (1933) blue balloon cloth
> Malraux, Man's Fate #33 (1936) green balloon cloth
> Woolf, To the Lighthouse #217 (1937) brown balloon cloth
> Wisdom of Confucius #7 (1938) red balloon cloth
> I'd be grateful if you could check your copies of any of these titles -- stated "First Modern Library Edition" only -- and let me know what color cloth is used.
> Many thanks!
> Gordon B. Neavill
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