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Tue Jul 24 08:14:33 EDT 2012

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> Subject: Re: Color of Dust Jackets=20
> From: Gordon Neavill=20
> Date: Mon, 11 Sep 2006 18:12:12 -0400 (EDT)=20
> ... The uniform typographic jackets [of the balloon cloth era] came in=
color combinations: yellow paper with red or green bands, green paper with =
bands, light blue paper with blue bands come to mind. I've always assumed t=
each title with a uniform typographic jacket was available in all four colo=
combinations, but I've never tried to collect multiple examples to demonstr=
this.  ...
> ____________________________________=20

I've always resisted this, thinking that if the color differences indicated=
nothing significant (date, for example, since all colors were used all the =
instead of, say, red bands to 1932 then green bands to 1935 etc) then posti=
all colors for the sake of posting was redundant and unnecessary work. =20

But since the collector -- who has contributed a LOT of work on recent ML=
projects -- asked for it, I thought I'd get people's opinions. If the weigh=
t of=20
arguments clearly demands it, I'll do it.

Please post your thoughts on this issue.

Scot Kamins
It's all sandcastles ...=20

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