[ModLib] Style 8 spine data configuration (T#3.4)

Ron Holl ron at scribblemonger.com
Thu Feb 13 18:47:44 EST 2014


Good Grief!

The example #8 binding on ModernLib is.... Cellini!  We display the less
common sideways variant.


ron



> THANKS VERY MUCH, EVERYONE
>
> What an outstanding network
>
> David
> On Feb 13, 2014, at 2:45 PM, Ron Holl wrote:
>
>> Bill, that's great.  We can post them somewhere on modernlib.  I think
>> it
>> is an interesting piece of information.
>>
>>
>> ron
>>
>>>
>>> Ron,
>>> I have 28 titles that are vertical on the book's spine in binding #8.
>>> When I (re-)started collecting, I reinvented Mr. Toledano's numbering
>>> system for spine types and assigned 8a to style 8s with a vertical
>>> orientation so it was easy for me to count them.  (I have left that
>>> numbering system in my inventory.)  They include Aphrodite, The
>>> Autobiography of Cellini (150.3), The Unvanquished, The Consolation of
>>> Philosophy, etc. and the Shakespeare titles.  It would take a while to
>>> list them all but I can do it if you would like.
>>> Bill
>>>
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Ron Holl <ron at scribblemonger.com>
>>> To: For collectors of Modern Library books <modlib at thuban.owu.edu>
>>> Sent: Thu, Feb 13, 2014 3:21 pm
>>> Subject: Re: [ModLib] Style 8 spine data configuration  (T#3.4)
>>>
>>>
>>> Hi David,
>>>
>>> The Shakespeare series is rather unique in the 'sideways' (vertical)
>>> printing on the spine for a #8 binding, if that is what you are
>>> referring
>>> to.  I don't know of any other titles printed in that orientation, but
>>> there may be.  The length can't be the only reason, if it factored in
>>> at
>>> all.  Other long words/names were printed horizontally (normal) like:
>>>
>>> Modern Library Dictionary
>>> The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy  (and this is a relatively
>>> thin book)
>>> Rodgers & Hammerstein
>>>
>>> And I've also seen words hyphenated (like Philosophical).
>>>
>>> It's a good question... can anyone think of another title written
>>> sideways
>>> on a #8 spine?
>>>
>>>
>>> ron
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>> First of all, I certainly do appreciate all of the diverse questions,
>>>> clarifications, etc. that I receive.  Thanks to all.
>>>>
>>>> I have a question, and while I am asking it, I feel that the answer is
>>>> simply that the title fits better perpendicular to the Kent log in the
>>>> "block", vice in parallel.
>>>>
>>>> 	REF:		THE HISTORIES OF SHAKESPEARE, VOLUME ONE, DJ REFLECTS 371
>>>> OUTSTANDING BOOKS.
>>>>
>>>> 				T#3.4	Style 8
>>>>
>>>> 	All of my other ML's of Style 8, have the Title parallel to the Kent
>>>> logo.
>>>>
>>>> I full well realize that there are so many variables, and of course I
>>>> am
>>>> enjoying cataloguing them as I find them, but am just curious  - is
>>>> this
>>>> configuration  one of many,
>>>> and was formatted according for space or what.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Thank very much
>>>>
>>>> A ML embryonic but learning fast collector
>>>>
>>>>
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