[ModLib] A High Wind in Jamaica

John Wolansky johnwolansky at verizon.net
Mon Feb 17 16:42:17 EST 2014


My copy is the same.
JMW

-----Original Message-----
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On Behalf Of Ron Holl
Sent: Monday, February 17, 2014 1:39 PM
To: For collectors of Modern Library books
Subject: Re: [ModLib] A High Wind in Jamaica

It exists!

Thanks Bill.



>
> Ron,
> My copy of A High Wind in Jamaica has a dust jacket back style i.  The 
> price is $1.45.  The inverse of the jacket lists 372 titles but there 
> is no list bound in the book.  Based on the list the copy dates to 1955.
> Bill
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ron Holl <ron at scribblemonger.com>
> To: For collectors of Modern Library books <modlib at thuban.owu.edu>
> Sent: Mon, Feb 17, 2014 11:33 am
> Subject: [ModLib] A High Wind in Jamaica
>
>
> Does anyone have A High Wind in Jamaica in a type i dust jacket?  It 
> was replaced by Young Lions in 1958, and although we have not had a 
> report of it in that jacket style the type i had been around for a few 
> years (as early as 1953) and High Wind could have switched to it.  Or, 
> it may not have.
>
> An interesting observation about how the ML updated (or rather, didn't
> update) jackets.  High Wind is in the recommended list for readers of 
> South Wind, as listed on the South Wind type i jacket.  However, as 
> late as Fall 1964 South Wind jackets, in type i, were recommending A 
> High Wind in Jamaica, Modern Library #112.  That was 6 years after 
> being removed from the catalog and replaced at 112 by Young Lions.
>
>
> ron


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