[ModLib] Middlemarch Woodcut

Chad Bernu skinnygypsy at yahoo.com
Fri Dec 13 16:26:06 EST 2013


I've got a copy from Henry with a $10.95 price. I'd have to get an (I)SBN when I get home - if it's needed. 
Chad

> On Dec 13, 2013, at 2:08 PM, "Ron Holl" <ron at scribblemonger.com> wrote:
> 
> Barry, that's a good question.  Your Middlemarch has an ISBN instead of
> the SBN?  I thought all woodcuts had SBNs, but I did a quick check of my
> copies. Of the twelve woodcuts I have (including Huck Finn) the
> distribution is:
> 
> 7 - SBN on jacket
> 4 - ISBN on jacket
> 1 - ISBN on copyright page, not on jacket (BOMC)
> 
> My Middlemarch ISBN is 0-394-60507-1.  This different ISBN is the BOMC
> with no price.
> 
> 
> ron
> 
> 
> 
>> My copy makes two with MLFE and $10.25.
>> 
>> The ISBN on my copy is 0-394-69507-1. Is that the same ISBN that appears
>> on $15.95 copies? In the early days of ISBNs some publishers improperly
>> linked the ISBN to the retail price and changed the ISBN when they raised
>> the price.
>> 
>> Barry
>> 
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Ron Holl" <ron at scribblemonger.com>
>> To: "For collectors of Modern Library books" <modlib at thuban.owu.edu>
>> Sent: Friday, December 13, 2013 1:19:06 PM
>> Subject: Re: [ModLib] Middlemarch Woodcut
>> 
>> Thanks Brian.
>> 
>> Thanks makes 3 known MLFEd with $15.95, and 1 MLFEd with $10.95 (not
>> counting Henry's assertion).
>> 
>> It should also be asked then: does anyone have a non-first AND non-BOMC
>> Middlemarch with a price on the front jacket flap, and if so what is the
>> price?
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> ron
>> 
>> 
>> 
>>> Ron,
>>> My woodcut Middlemarch:  FMLed, March 1984, ISBN is shown on copyright
>>> page, checkerboard endpapers.
>>> Flap shows $15.95.
>>> 
>>> Brian
>>> 
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