[ModLib] ModLib Digest, Vol 80, Issue 13

Vincent Civiletti vciviletti at verizon.net
Sun Jan 26 21:32:59 EST 2014


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>     1. Re: First printing of Divine Comedy 208.1 with 625 pages
>        (Gordon Barrick Neavill)
>     2. Re: First printing of Divine Comedy 208.1 with 625 pages
>        (Bill Hornick)
>     3. Re: First printing of Divine Comedy 208.1 with 625 pages
>        (Bill Hornick)
>     4. Re: First printing of Divine Comedy 208.1 with 625 pages
>        (Scot Kamins)
>     5. Re: First printing of Divine Comedy 208.1 with 625 pages
>        (Bill Hornick)
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> Message: 1
> Date: Sun, 26 Jan 2014 13:52:14 -0500 (EST)
> From: Gordon Barrick Neavill <neavill at wayne.edu>
> To: For collectors of Modern Library books <modlib at thuban.owu.edu>
> Subject: Re: [ModLib] First printing of Divine Comedy 208.1 with 625
> 	pages
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> The new 625-page typesetting of Dante's Divine Comedy, with genealogical tables added at the end and line drawings of Dante on the part-titles for Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradisio, and the genealogical tables, was used initially for the 1944 Illustrated Modern Library printing.  The new plates were first used for printings in the regular ML in spring 1945.
>
> Barry
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> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Vincent Civiletti" <vciviletti at verizon.net>
> To: modlib at thuban.owu.edu
> Sent: Sunday, January 26, 2014 10:31:30 AM
> Subject: [ModLib] First printing of Divine Comedy 208.1 with 625 pages
>
> I have a 208.1 ("The Divine Comedy" with no bibliography), 278 titles
> (fall 1941) with 601 pages. I also have a 208.1, 334 titles (fall 1948)
> with 625 pages. I want to find out the earliest printing of 208.1 with
> 625 pages or conversely the last 208.1 with 601 pages. If members could
> report their 208.1 copies with number of titles and number of pages we
> might be able to track down the printing when the change was made.
>
> Thanks,
>
> V. Civiletti
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> Message: 2
> Date: Sun, 26 Jan 2014 20:23:10 -0500 (EST)
> From: Bill Hornick <willthemad at aol.com>
> To: aa3401 at wayne.edu, modlib at thuban.owu.edu
> Subject: Re: [ModLib] First printing of Divine Comedy 208.1 with 625
> 	pages
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> Vince,
>
> My copy of 208.1 with 601 pages and 352 titles dates to 1951.
> My copy of 208.2 with 625 pages and 367 titles dates to 1953.
> That narrows the change to somewhere within that two-year period.
>
> Bill Hornick
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gordon Barrick Neavill <neavill at wayne.edu>
> To: For collectors of Modern Library books <modlib at thuban.owu.edu>
> Sent: Sun, Jan 26, 2014 12:52 pm
> Subject: Re: [ModLib] First printing of Divine Comedy 208.1 with 625 pages
>
>
> The new 625-page typesetting of Dante's Divine Comedy, with genealogical tables
> added at the end and line drawings of Dante on the part-titles for Inferno,
> Purgatorio, Paradisio, and the genealogical tables, was used initially for the
> 1944 Illustrated Modern Library printing.  The new plates were first used for
> printings in the regular ML in spring 1945.
>
> Barry
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Vincent Civiletti" <vciviletti at verizon.net>
> To: modlib at thuban.owu.edu
> Sent: Sunday, January 26, 2014 10:31:30 AM
> Subject: [ModLib] First printing of Divine Comedy 208.1 with 625 pages
>
> I have a 208.1 ("The Divine Comedy" with no bibliography), 278 titles
> (fall 1941) with 601 pages. I also have a 208.1, 334 titles (fall 1948)
> with 625 pages. I want to find out the earliest printing of 208.1 with
> 625 pages or conversely the last 208.1 with 601 pages. If members could
> report their 208.1 copies with number of titles and number of pages we
> might be able to track down the printing when the change was made.
>
> Thanks,
>
> V. Civiletti
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> Date: Sun, 26 Jan 2014 20:27:01 -0500 (EST)
> From: Bill Hornick <willthemad at aol.com>
> To: aa3401 at wayne.edu, modlib at thuban.owu.edu
> Subject: Re: [ModLib] First printing of Divine Comedy 208.1 with 625
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> Vince,
>
> Based on Dr. Neavill's data, my first copy of 208.1 must be a DJ-book mismatch.
>
> Bill Hornick
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gordon Barrick Neavill <neavill at wayne.edu>
> To: For collectors of Modern Library books <modlib at thuban.owu.edu>
> Sent: Sun, Jan 26, 2014 12:52 pm
> Subject: Re: [ModLib] First printing of Divine Comedy 208.1 with 625 pages
>
>
> The new 625-page typesetting of Dante's Divine Comedy, with genealogical tables
> added at the end and line drawings of Dante on the part-titles for Inferno,
> Purgatorio, Paradisio, and the genealogical tables, was used initially for the
> 1944 Illustrated Modern Library printing.  The new plates were first used for
> printings in the regular ML in spring 1945.
>
> Barry
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Vincent Civiletti" <vciviletti at verizon.net>
> To: modlib at thuban.owu.edu
> Sent: Sunday, January 26, 2014 10:31:30 AM
> Subject: [ModLib] First printing of Divine Comedy 208.1 with 625 pages
>
> I have a 208.1 ("The Divine Comedy" with no bibliography), 278 titles
> (fall 1941) with 601 pages. I also have a 208.1, 334 titles (fall 1948)
> with 625 pages. I want to find out the earliest printing of 208.1 with
> 625 pages or conversely the last 208.1 with 601 pages. If members could
> report their 208.1 copies with number of titles and number of pages we
> might be able to track down the printing when the change was made.
>
> Thanks,
>
> V. Civiletti
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> Message: 4
> Date: Sun, 26 Jan 2014 17:29:06 -0800
> From: Scot Kamins <kamins at modernlib.com>
> To: For collectors of Modern Library books <modlib at thuban.owu.edu>
> Subject: Re: [ModLib] First printing of Divine Comedy 208.1 with 625
> 	pages
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> Bill,
>
> How are you dating those?
>
>
> On Jan 26, 2014, at 5:23 PM, Bill Hornick wrote:
>
>> Vince,
>>   
>> My copy of 208.1 with 601 pages and 352 titles dates to 1951.
>> My copy of 208.2 with 625 pages and 367 titles dates to 1953.
>> That narrows the change to somewhere within that two-year period.
>>   
>> Bill Hornick
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Gordon Barrick Neavill <neavill at wayne.edu>
>> To: For collectors of Modern Library books <modlib at thuban.owu.edu>
>> Sent: Sun, Jan 26, 2014 12:52 pm
>> Subject: Re: [ModLib] First printing of Divine Comedy 208.1 with 625 pages
>>
>> The new 625-page typesetting of Dante's Divine Comedy, with genealogical tables
>> added at the end and line drawings of Dante on the part-titles for Inferno,
>> Purgatorio, Paradisio, and the genealogical tables, was used initially for the
>> 1944 Illustrated Modern Library printing.  The new plates were first used for
>> printings in the regular ML in spring 1945.
>>
>> Barry
>>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Vincent Civiletti" <vciviletti at verizon.net>
>> To: modlib at thuban.owu.edu
>> Sent: Sunday, January 26, 2014 10:31:30 AM
>> Subject: [ModLib] First printing of Divine Comedy 208.1 with 625 pages
>>
>> I have a 208.1 ("The Divine Comedy" with no bibliography), 278 titles
>> (fall 1941) with 601 pages. I also have a 208.1, 334 titles (fall 1948)
>> with 625 pages. I want to find out the earliest printing of 208.1 with
>> 625 pages or conversely the last 208.1 with 601 pages. If members could
>> report their 208.1 copies with number of titles and number of pages we
>> might be able to track down the printing when the change was made.
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> V. Civiletti
>> _______________________________________________
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> Scot Kamins
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> People today would starve the eagles to save the hares -- Jack Donovan
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> Message: 5
> Date: Sun, 26 Jan 2014 20:49:21 -0500 (EST)
> From: Bill Hornick <willthemad at aol.com>
> To: modlib at thuban.owu.edu
> Subject: Re: [ModLib] First printing of Divine Comedy 208.1 with 625
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> Scott and Vince,
> My apologies.  I misread the dating key (but the first one is still a DJ-book mismatch).
> Using Dr. Neavill's dating key on the title list bound in the books, my 601-page copy in binding #8 is 1941 and my 625-page copy in binding #8 is 1954.
> Bill
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Scot Kamins <kamins at modernlib.com>
> To: For collectors of Modern Library books <modlib at thuban.owu.edu>
> Sent: Sun, Jan 26, 2014 7:29 pm
> Subject: Re: [ModLib] First printing of Divine Comedy 208.1 with 625 pages
>
>
> Bill,
>
>
> How are you dating those?
>
>
>
>
> On Jan 26, 2014, at 5:23 PM, Bill Hornick wrote:
>
>
> Vince,
>   
> My copy of 208.1 with 601 pages and 352 titles dates to 1951.
> My copy of 208.2 with 625 pages and 367 titles dates to 1953.
> That narrows the change to somewhere within that two-year period.
>   
> Bill Hornick
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gordon Barrick Neavill <neavill at wayne.edu>
> To: For collectors of Modern Library books <modlib at thuban.owu.edu>
> Sent: Sun, Jan 26, 2014 12:52 pm
> Subject: Re: [ModLib] First printing of Divine Comedy 208.1 with 625 pages
>
>
> The new 625-page typesetting of Dante's Divine Comedy, with genealogical tables
> added at the end and line drawings of Dante on the part-titles for Inferno,
> Purgatorio, Paradisio, and the genealogical tables, was used initially for the
> 1944 Illustrated Modern Library printing.  The new plates were first used for
> printings in the regular ML in spring 1945.
>
> Barry
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Vincent Civiletti" <vciviletti at verizon.net>
> To: modlib at thuban.owu.edu
> Sent: Sunday, January 26, 2014 10:31:30 AM
> Subject: [ModLib] First printing of Divine Comedy 208.1 with 625 pages
>
> I have a 208.1 ("The Divine Comedy" with no bibliography), 278 titles
> (fall 1941) with 601 pages. I also have a 208.1, 334 titles (fall 1948)
> with 625 pages. I want to find out the earliest printing of 208.1 with
> 625 pages or conversely the last 208.1 with 601 pages. If members could
> report their 208.1 copies with number of titles and number of pages we
> might be able to track down the printing when the change was made.
>
> Thanks,
>
> V. Civiletti
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> Scot Kamins
> ......................
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So according to Barry an H1 with 304 titles should be the first in the regular series from the new plates with 625 pages. Does anyone have one?

Vincent



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