[ModLib] Anybody got a #14 binding with anything EXCEPT a style o DJ?

Ron Holl ron at scribblemonger.com
Sun Feb 2 19:54:40 EST 2014


Bill,

Sorry, I should have removed Camus (394) from that list...


ron

>
> Ron,
> I also have the short-flame DJ spine logo of the following:
>  15.4
>  68.3
> 160.3
> 205.2
> 288.1
> 301.1
> 316.1
> 389.1
> 390.1
> 391.1
> 392.1
> 393.1
> 395.1
> 396.1
>
> What is interesting is that my 303.1 has a long flame compared to yours
> with a short flame; how can that be?
> Also my 394.1 has ml compared to your short flame; how can that be?
>
> My other short-flame titles are as follow ( and forgive me for using only
> the whole Toledano number; my computer is not in my library ):
>
> 12    109    249    339
> 14    127    252    346
> 21    128    268    351
> 40    141    269
> 43    171    277
> 50    175    284
> 52    214    286
> 60    231    300
> 76    235    305
> 81    237    318
> 96    241    325
> 99    246    327
>
> My long-flame titles are as follow:
>  71    254
>  97    274
> 106   283
> 108   303
> 155   370 (one with an SBN and one without)
> 157   375
> 234
>
> What do you make of the 370 varieties above? " 'Tis a puzzlement."  More
> questions than answers; just like cosmology.
>
> Bill
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ron Holl <ron at scribblemonger.com>
> To: For collectors of Modern Library books <modlib at thuban.owu.edu>
> Sent: Sun, Feb 2, 2014 4:49 pm
> Subject: Re: [ModLib] Anybody got a #14 binding with anything EXCEPT a
> style o DJ?
>
>
> Bill,
>
> Below are the titles I have with a "short flame" on a type o jacket.
>
> 290.1	Selected Stories of Eudora Welty
> 301.2	Renaissance Philosophy, Volume 2
> 15.4	The Painted Bird
> 92.4	Robinson Crusoe
> 160.3	Selected Poetry (Second Edition)
> 258.3	New Voices in the American Theatre
> 288.1	Anthology of Irish Literature
> 303.1	Kierkegaard Anthology
> 312.1	Complete Greek Tragedies III
> 389.1	Treasure of the Sierra Madre
> 390.1	Complete Plays of Jean Racine Volume 1
> 391.1	Complete Plays of Jean Racine Volume 2
> 392.1	Drama of the English Renaissance
> 393.1	Death and Life of Great American Cities
> 394.1	Notebooks 1942 - 1951
> 395.1	Julian
> 396.1	Confessions of Nat Turner
> 68.3	Women in Love
> 205.2	Buddhist Tradition
> 316.1	Complete Greek Tragedies VII
> 388.1	The Castle
>
>
> ron
>
>
>>
>> Of my 72 spine #14 titles, the DJ spines break down as follow:
>> - 55 short flame
>> - 15 long flame (over head)
>> -   1 old torchbearer (as commonly on spine #11)
>> -   1 ml (as commonly on spine #12).
>> Thus the long flame is 20.8% in my sample and not all that uncommon.
>>
>> Bill
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Ron Holl <ron at scribblemonger.com>
>> To: For collectors of Modern Library books <modlib at thuban.owu.edu>
>> Sent: Sun, Feb 2, 2014 12:35 pm
>> Subject: Re: [ModLib] Anybody got a #14 binding with anything EXCEPT a
>> style o DJ?
>>
>>
>> Chris,
>>
>> From a rather limited sample, it appears that all type o jacket spines
>> (except Camus) have the "short flame" although exceptions may be found.
>>
>>
>> ron
>>
>>
>>> Also, same goes for my Kafka The Trial (318), binding 14 (7 1/2"), dj o
>>> with no ISBN. The torchbearer on dj does not go above the head but the
>>> torchbearer on binding does.
>>> Chris
>>>
>>>
>>> On Sun, Feb 2, 2014 at 1:04 PM, Gordon Barrick Neavill
>>> <neavill at wayne.edu>wrote:
>>>
>>>> Three 7-1/2 inch titles published in February 1969 -- Kafka's The
>>>> Castle
>>>> (388), B. Traven's Treasure of Sierra Madre (389), and The Buddhist
>>>> Tradition (205) appear to be an unreported variant of binding 14: the
>>>> torchbearer at the head of the spine has a flair that goes to its head
>>>> but
>>>> not over it.  The same is true of the torchbearer on the back strips
>>>> of
>>>> the
>>>> jackets. The jacket backs are style O without an ISBN on the back
>>>> panel.
>>>>
>>>> Barry
>>>>
>>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>> From: "Ron Holl" <ron at scribblemonger.com>
>>>> To: "For collectors of Modern Library books" <modlib at thuban.owu.edu>
>>>> Sent: Saturday, February 1, 2014 9:55:32 PM
>>>> Subject: Re: [ModLib] Anybody got a #14 binding with anything EXCEPT a
>>>> style o  DJ?
>>>>
>>>> There are several titles with odd combinations.  They are listed as
>>>> exceptions in the confirmed binding table (including the Mayor), link
>>>> is
>>>> below.
>>>>
>>>> http://modernlib.com/Identifiers/bindingsProjectTable.pl
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> ron
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> > Thanks much, John!
>>>> >
>>>> > And that 14/9 is truly strange. :-)
>>>> >
>>>> > On Feb 1, 2014, at 6:42 PM, jwol wrote:
>>>> >
>>>> >> Of the eighty seven style 14 covers I have, they all  have an o
>>>> jacket.
>>>> >>  (Found two I had mislabeled as n!).
>>>> >>
>>>> >> And, I have a mix and match cover on 17.2, Mayor of Casterbridge by
>>>> >> Hardy.  It is a tall 14 cover with a 9 spine design.  No ISBN on
>>>> the
>>>> >> jacket.  Highest book listed at end of book is 379, Of Plymouth
>>>> >> Plantation by Bradford.  It has Fujita endpapers.
>>>> >>
>>>> >
>>>> >
>>>> > Scot Kamins
>>>> > ==========
>>>> > Aging is not for wimps.
>>>> >
>>>> >
>>>> >
>>>> >
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