[ModLib] Middlemarch Woodcut

Ron Holl ron at scribblemonger.com
Fri Dec 13 17:45:34 EST 2013


Brian, that matches what I found... the $15.95 jacket is associated with
the 605071 ISBN (as is the BOMC edition).  An image is attached.

I agree that the $10.95 is likely the first state jacket.



ron


> a follow-up to be thorough...
> Mine shows  0-394-605071 on the rear panel of the dust jacket and on the
> copyright page, centered below the LCC data which shows
> " PR4662.A1   1984  823'.8     83-22161 ".    I interpret this as
> published in 1984.  I am not sure, but I thought the 83-22161 was the
> old way the LOC number was written, starting with the year
> cataloged...may be wrong about that.
> The price of $15.95 is on the inside flap.  I cannot tell you if it was
> the first printing.  I assumed it was, but I would pick the lower priced
> jackets as the first printing if they were side-by-side on the shelf.
> Brian
>
>
> On 12/13/2013 3:26 PM, Chad Bernu wrote:
>> 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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