[ModLib] Anybody have a Lardner Orange that ISN'T a first?

Ron Holl ron at scribblemonger.com
Sun Jul 28 09:41:29 EDT 2013


Here is our collected data so far.  Jackets for 11 copies have been reported.

Black:
Season	Year	Titles	Jacket	Count
Spring	1942	281	g	1
Spring	1946	309	h(2)	1
Fall	1946	316	h(3)	2
Spring	1950	347	h(5)	1
Fall	1951	358	h(5)	2
Fall	1952	365	h(5)	1
Spring	1954	370	i	1


Orange:
Season	Year	Titles	Jacket	Count
Fall	1941	278	g	2



ron




> The first printing with the orange dj was in May 1941 -- 5,000 copies. The
> first I've seen in the black dj can be dated fall 1944. My notes from the
> Random House archives indicate there were printings in March 1942 (4,000
> copies) and January 1943 (3,000), but I haven't seen these and don't know
> what color the jackets were.
>
> Barry
>
> ----- Original Message -----
>
> From: "Scot Kamins" <kamins at modernlib.com>
> To: "For collectors of Modern Library books" <modlib at thuban.owu.edu>
> Sent: Saturday, July 27, 2013 3:14:47 PM
> Subject: [ModLib] Anybody have a Lardner Orange that ISN'T a first?
>
> Folks,
>
>
> I'm beginning to think that post-1st reports of the Lardner DJ in orange
> are spurious. Does anybody have a later Lardner that is in orange?
>
>
> Thanks,
>
>
>
>
> Scot Kamins
> ........................
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