[ModLib] Variant Boni & Liveright bindings

Chad Bernu skinnygypsy at yahoo.com
Thu Aug 1 21:50:26 EDT 2013

I've got Hudson's Green Mansions in a non-flexible blue #3 binding. Most of the dust jacket is present if there is any info you want from it. 

On Aug 1, 2013, at 7:34 PM, Gordon Barrick Neavill <neavill at wayne.edu> wrote:

> I've seen the following B&L titles in variant bindings (dark red imitation leather or blue cloth):
> Norris, McTeague (dark red imitation leather)
> Woman Question (dark red imitation leather)
> Yeats, ed., Irish fairy and folk tales (non-flexible binding in blue cloth)
> Diana of the Crossways (non-flexible binding in blue cloth)
> Gilbert, Mikado (non-flexible binding in blue cloth)
> I have copies of a couple of these; the others were in the collection of the pioneering ML collector John Ely which is now at the Beinecke Library at Yale.
> I've always assumed (without documentary evidence) that the ML was testing a new binding or the B&L binder ran short of the regular binding material.
> Does anyone have other examples?
> Barry
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