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

Graham, Charles charles.graham at dominican.edu
Thu Feb 13 18:52:24 EST 2014


That was convenient when I checked the website, but I do actually have the
Cellini.  :)

Chuck Graham
Mail Services Coordinator
Dominican University of California



On Thu, Feb 13, 2014 at 3:47 PM, Ron Holl <ron at scribblemonger.com> wrote:

> 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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